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Möss·bau·er effect

 (mœs′bou′ər, môs′-, mŏs′-)
The recoilless emission of gamma rays by radioactive nuclei of crystalline solids, and the subsequent absorption of the emitted rays by other nuclei.

[After Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer (1929-2011), German physicist.]
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Mössbauer effect

(ˈmɒsˌbaʊə; German ˈmœsbauər)
(General Physics) physics the phenomenon in which an atomic nucleus in a crystal of certain substances emits a gamma ray without any recoil to the atom. The study of the emitted gamma rays (Mössbauer spectroscopy) is used to determine the energy levels in a nucleus, the structure of molecules, etc
[C20: named after Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer (1929–2011), German physicist]
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Kiindig W, Bommel H, Constabaris G, Linquist RH (1966) Some properties of supported small oc-[Fe.sub.2][O.sub.3] particles determined with the Mossbauer effect. Physical Review 142, 327-333.
Fine, A Study of precipitation in stainless and Maraging steels using' the Mossbauer effect, ASM Trans,.
Rezel, "Mossbauer effect evidence of chlorine environments in ferric oxyhydroxides from iron corrosion in chlorinated aqueous solution," Hyperfine Interactions, vol.
Lindquist, "Some properties of supported small [alpha]-Fe2O3 particles determined with the mossbauer effect," Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, vol.
The successful experiment [14], which confirmed the paradoxical implementation of the Mossbauer Effect in gas in final state of [[beta].sup.+]-decay [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] opened the prospect of building a phenomenology of extension of the Standard Model [15] in the suggestion that the limited four-dimensional space-time of the final state of [[beta].sup.+]-decay of this type ([DELTA][J.sup.[pi]] = [1.sup.[pi]]) is topologically non-equivalent to the initial state (the topological quantum transition).
The Mossbauer effect refers to which sort of radiation?
Mossbauer observed for the first time that nuclei in solids can emit and absorb gamma-rays without recoil (i.e., the Mossbauer effect) and in 1961 received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of this phenomenon.
Mossbauer effect spectrometer, Nuclear Science & Engineering Flashcube, Sylvania Electric Products
We have the famous Newton's laws of motion, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, Stefan's law, Bragg's law, Hund's rule, Mossbauer effect to name but a few.
Rangarajan and Poonam Bhatnagar (1981) analysed the bibliometric data compiled from Physics Abstracts on research papers published in the area of Mossbauer effect studies over a period of two decades from its discovery in respect of media choice.