Hyperfine Interactions

, Volume 208, Issue 1–3, pp 71–74 | Cite as

Mössbauer study of 119Sn in 119In* implanted 3C-SiC

  • Hilary Masenda
  • Krishanlal Bharuth-Ram
  • Deena Naidoo
  • Haraldur Páll Gunnlaugsson
  • Torben Estman Mølholt
  • Haflidi Petur Gislason
  • Karl Johnston
  • Roberto Mantovan
  • Rainer Sielemann
  • Guido Langouche
  • Sveinn Olafson
  • Gerd Weyer
  • the ISOLDE Collaboration
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Abstract

119Sn Mössbauer measurements have been made on a 3C-SiC single crystal implanted with 60 keV precursor radioactive 119In ∗  ions at ISOLDE/CERN. Spectra collected at sample temperatures of 300–670 K have been analysed in terms of two single lines and a quadrupole split doublet, which based on their isomer shifts are assigned respectively to Sn ions located on substitutional Si sites (SnSi) and interstitial sites (SnI) and in defect complexes near substitutional sites. The substitutional SnSi fraction increases from 25% at room temperature to 60% at 680 K.

Keywords

119In implantation SiC 119Sn-Mössbauer spectroscopy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hilary Masenda
    • 1
  • Krishanlal Bharuth-Ram
    • 2
  • Deena Naidoo
    • 1
  • Haraldur Páll Gunnlaugsson
    • 3
  • Torben Estman Mølholt
    • 4
  • Haflidi Petur Gislason
    • 4
  • Karl Johnston
    • 5
  • Roberto Mantovan
    • 6
  • Rainer Sielemann
    • 7
  • Guido Langouche
    • 8
  • Sveinn Olafson
    • 4
  • Gerd Weyer
    • 3
  • the ISOLDE Collaboration
  1. 1.School of PhysicsUniversity of the WitwatersrandJohannesburgSouth Africa
  2. 2.School of PhysicsUniversity of KwaZulu-NatalDurbanSouth Africa
  3. 3.Institute of Physics and AstronomyAarhus UniversityAarhusDenmark
  4. 4.Science InstituteUniversity of IcelandReykjavíkIceland
  5. 5.PH DivisionISOLDE/CERNGeneva 23Switzerland
  6. 6.Laboratorio MDMIMM- CNRAgrate Brianza (MB)Italy
  7. 7.Helmholtz-Zentrum-BerlinBerlinGermany
  8. 8.Instituut voor Kern-en Stralings fysikaUniversity of LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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