Hyperfine Interactions

, Volume 126, Issue 1, pp 1–12

The discovery of the Mössbauer effect

  • Rudolf L. Mössbauer

DOI: 10.1023/A:1012620106837

Cite this article as:
Mössbauer, R.L. Hyperfine Interactions (2000) 126: 1. doi:10.1023/A:1012620106837


A historical outline is given of the discovery of recoilless nuclear resonance absorption of γ-radiation, also called the Mössbauer (M-) effect.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rudolf L. Mössbauer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsTechnical University of MunichGarchingGermany

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