Mössbauer Effect Methodology

Volume 3 Proceedings of the Third Symposium on Mössbauer Effect Methodology New York City, January 29, 1967

  • Irwin J. Gruverman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Applications in Materials Investigation

  3. New Mössbauer States: Methodology and Application

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. G. J. Perlow
      Pages 191-201
    3. S. L. Ruby
      Pages 203-215
    4. O. C. Kistner
      Pages 217-230
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 243-250

About these proceedings


The continued growth of Mössbauer effect methodology, and its virtuosity in encompassing new elements and new applications, are amply illustrated by the contents of this volume. The degree of maturity of Mössbauer spectroscopy is attested to by the increasing reliance of chemists upon Mössbauer investigation as a primary tool to be conjirmed by more "conventional" measurements. An exciting development has been the use of neutron and Cou­ lomb excitation techniques to produce Mössbauer Ievels. This promises to Iead Mössbauer spectroscopy toward the very desirable "universal spectroscopy" category. The prospect of extending the technique to many elements which do not possess useful precursor radionuclides is exciting indeed. While attention is being focused primarily on spectroscopy and applications, methodology is not being neglected. Another generation of drive designs is being reported, and commercial spectrometers are becoming more reliable, more competitive, and offer a reasonable selection of features at a wide range in prices. Several of the equipment companies who participated in the Third Mössbauer Methodology Symposium demonstrated approaches to Mössbauer spectrometer design (e.g., Austin Science Associates and Linear Alpha Corpora­ tion-Elron). A unique, new, very high countrate acceptance system demonstrated by Austin Science Associates was developed entirely in response to the need of Mössbauer spectroscopists for data acquisition rates beyond existing proportional counting capabilities. The range of proportional detectors available and a simple, inexpen­ sive demonstration spectrometer were exhibited by Reuter-Stokes Electronic Components, Inc.


development elements growth Mössbauer effect Mössbauer spectroscopy neutron Nuclid Radionuclide spectroscopy system

Editors and affiliations

  • Irwin J. Gruverman
    • 1
  1. 1.Special Sources DepartmentNew England Nuclear CorporationBostonUSA

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