Mössbauer effect

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After Rudolf Mössbauer, German physicist.

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Mössbauer effect (plural Mössbauer effects)

  1. (physics) the resonant and recoil-free emission and absorption of gamma rays by atoms in the solid state; the basis of a type of spectroscopy with applications in both physics and chemistry

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