Application Note: Determination of Mercury (Hg) in Water by Hand-Held, Portable Cold Vapor Atomic Fluorescence Spectrometry
15 May 2014

This paper describes the use of a hand-held, portable atomic fluorescence based analyzer to measure mercury concentrations in water, using a method adapted from EPA method 1631, Revision E. This experiment eliminated the requirement of a gold trap, giving it a more robust application, both by portability to work stations and by optimized testing procedures.