Research

Mercury

Symbol: Hg

Atomic Number: 80
Atomic Weight (Average): 200.5884

Mass (amu) 195.965812 197.966760 198.968269 199.968316 200.970293 201.970632 203.973481
Abundance
0.15000
10.10000
17.00000
23.10000
13.20000
29.65000
6.80000

IBA Techniques to Analyze:

  • HIBS (Heavy Ion BackScattering)
    Sensitivity >1.E-8 atomic fraction
    Analysis Range <1.E+2 nm

  • RBS (Rutherford BackScattering)
    Sensitivity >1.E-5 atomic fraction
    Analysis Range <1.E+3 nm
    Depth Resolution <1.E+2 nm
    Mass Resolution (FWHM atomic number): 5

  • PIXE (Particle Induced X-ray Emission)
    Sensitivity >1.E-6 atomic fraction
    Analysis Range <1.E+4 nm
    Depth Resolution <1.E+4 nm

 

Point of Contact: Barney L. Doyle