Mössbauer spectrometer

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Mössbauer spectrometer

[mes′bou·ər, mœs′bou·ər]
Etymology: Rudolf L. Mössbauer, German physicist, 1929-2011
an instrument that can detect small changes between an atomic nucleus and its environment, such as caused by alterations in temperature, pressure, or chemical state. The device is used in chemical and physical research with applications in medicine.
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Mossbauer spectroscopy of Greek "Etruscan" pottery.
It is not possible to tell by Mossbauer spectroscopy alone if the iron species are present within crystals or are on the surface of the clay particles.
Sixty-one peer-reviewed papers from the October 2004 international symposium on industrial applications of the nuclear technique of Mossbauer spectroscopy, which provides information on certain elements in the solid state (particularly iron), are presented by Garcia (Instituto de Quimica-Fisica, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain), Marco (Instituto de Quimica-Fisica, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain), and Plazaola (science and technology, Eskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, Spain).
When implemented at the most advanced SR sources, the range of elements to which Mossbauer spectroscopy can be applied will be greatly expanded.