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Mössbauer effect

División en sílabas: Möss·bau·er ef·fect
Pronunciación: /ˈməsˌbouər iˌfekt
 
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Definición de Mössbauer effect en inglés:

sustantivo

Chemistry
An effect in which certain atomic nuclei bound in a crystal emit gamma rays of sharply defined frequency, which can be used as a probe of energy levels in other nuclei.
Example sentences
  • Using the Mössbauer effect to measure the velocity of the basilar membrane, he made a significant discovery.
  • Isolated nuclei will not exhibit the Mössbauer effect because their motions cause Doppler shifts in the energies of the ray and the peak resonant energy producing a mismatch in these energies.
  • The Mössbauer effect is a recoilless absorption and emission of a photon.

Origen

1960s: named after Rudolf L. Mössbauer ( 1929–), German physicist.

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