Mössbauer effect


Mössbauer effect
/ˈmɒsbaʊər əfɛkt/ (say 'mosbowuhr uhfekt)

noun
a discovery made in 1957, that in certain cases the recoil of atoms caused by gamma ray emission or absorption is shared throughout a crystal lattice.
{named after RL Mössbauer, 1929–2011, German physicist}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • mössbauer effect — ˈmə(r)sˌbau̇(ə)r , ˈmə̄s , ˈmœs , ˈmȯs noun Usage: usually capitalized M Etymology: after Rudolf L. Mössbauer b1929 German physicist : the emission and absorption of gamma rays without recoil by various radioactive nuclei embedded in solids… …   Useful english dictionary

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