Mercury and platinum abundances in mercury-manganese stars

Research paper by C. M. Jomaron, M. M. Dworetsky, D. A. Bohlender

Indexed on: 06 May '98Published on: 06 May '98Published in: Astrophysics


We report new results for the elemental and isotopic abundances of the normally rare elements mercury and platinum in HgMn stars. Typical overabundances can be 4 dex or more. The isotopic patterns do not follow the fractionation model of White et al (1976).