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Method and System for the Quantitative Chemical Speciation of Mercury and Other Toxic Pollutants


The invention is a portable flow-system device which includes a gold and/or sulfur nanoparticle-based substrate to capture a sample (air water). The device is then mounted on a modified mass spectrometer to obtain both qualitative and quantitative chemical speciation date for mercury or other toxic pollutants contained in the sample.


Routine speciation of trace metals.

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