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Mössbauer Spectroscopy: Some Recent Applications to Chemical Problems

  • Rolfe H. Herber

Abstract

Since the early days of Mössbauer spectroscopy, and more specifically since the identification of the origin of isomer shifts in resonance spectra by Kistner and Sunyar [1], there has been a growing exploitation of this technique in the solution of chemical problems. These chemical applications of the Mössbauer effect can be broadly grouped into five areas of study:
  1. 1.

    The nature of chemical bonding

     
  2. 2.

    Molecular architecture and symmetry

     
  3. 3.

    Chemical kinetics and mechanisms of reactions

     
  4. 4.

    Studies of solid-state properties of matter

     
  5. 5.

    Chemical consequences of nuclear transformations

     

Keywords

Mossbauer Spectroscopy Isomer Shift Sodium Nitroprusside Resonance Spectrum Mossbauer Spectrum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rolfe H. Herber
    • 1
  1. 1.R. G. Wright Laboratory, School of ChemistryRutgers, The State UniversityNew BrunswickUSA

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