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Method and apparatus for monitoring mercury emissions

United States Patent

5,679,957
October 21, 1997
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A mercury monitoring device that continuously monitors the total mercury concentration in a gas. The device uses the same chamber for converting speciated mercury into elemental mercury and for measurement of the mercury in the chamber by radiation absorption techniques. The interior of the chamber is resistant to the absorption of speciated and elemental mercury at the operating temperature of the chamber.
Durham; Michael D. (Castle Rock, CO), Schlager; Richard J. (Aurora, CO), Sappey; Andrew D. (Golden, CO), Sagan; Francis J. (Lakewood, CO), Marmaro; Roger W. (Littleton, CO), Wilson; Kevin G. (Littleton, CO)
ADA Technologies, Inc. (Englewood, CO)
08/ 583,163
January 4, 1996
This invention was made with Government support under Grant DE-FG02-93ER81501 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.