Mercury isotope analysis

Mercury isotope analysis

ALS Scandinavia offers mercury isotope analysis of 199Hg, 200Hg, 201Hg and 202Hg. Analysis of mercury isotope ratios is useful in a variety of fields including:

  • Pollution source tracing
  • Exposure source tracing

The analysis of mercury (Hg) isotopes is typically carried out by MC-ICP-SFMS (multicollector ICP-SFMS). ALS Scandinavia has developed a matrix separation method that can be applied on prior to analysis for significantly improved measurement uncertainty.

For more information about our laboratory and our analytical methods, please see 
ICP laboratory and analytical methods.

Isotope Research

ALS Scandinavia also conducts research on isotopes. The isotope research is done in close co-operation with several external institutions, particularly the Divisions of Applied Geology and Chemistry at Luleå University of Technology. The research has resulted in a number of publications in the scientific literature. Please follow the link for more information about our isotope research.

Questions and answers

ALS Scandinavia receives regularly questions regardng our isotope analysis process. We have compiled the most frequently asked questions and answers, (FAQ) here. 

Contact us

All our isotope analyses are performed at the ALS Scandinavia laboratory in Luleå. Please contact our customer service at + 46 920 28 99 00 for more information or send a message below directly to our isotope analysis team. 

 
 

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