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Intensities of backscatter Mössbauer spectra

Mei, Z. and Fultz, B. and Morris, J. W., Jr. (1988) Intensities of backscatter Mössbauer spectra. Journal of Applied Physics, 64 (5). pp. 2550-2555. ISSN 0021-8979. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120607-130518380

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Abstract

The intensities of γ‐ray and x‐ray backscatter Mössbauer spectra of ^(57)Fe nuclei in different matrix materials were studied theoretically and experimentally. A previous analysis by J. J. Bara [Phys. Status Solidi A 58, 349 (1980] showed that negative peak intensities occur in backscatter γ‐ray spectra when the ^(57)Fe nuclei are in a matrix of light elements. We report a confirmation of this work and offer a simple explanation of the phenomenon. The present paper extends Bara’s analysis to the case of conversion x‐ray spectra; expressions for the intensity of conversion x‐ray spectra as a function of absorber thickness and absorber material parameters are presented. We show that negative peak intensities are expected in conversion x‐ray spectra when the ^(57)Fe nuclei are in a matrix of heavy elements.


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Additional Information:© 1988 American Institute of Physics. Received 5 January 1988; accepted 26 April 1988. This work is supported by the Director, Office of Energy Research, Office of Fusion Energy, Development and Technology Division of the U.S. Department of Energy, under Contract No. DE-AC03-76-SF00098.
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-AC03-76-SF00098
Subject Keywords:X−RAY SPECTRA, MOESSBAUER EFFECT, BACKSCATTERING, EXPERIMENTAL DATA, IRON 57, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, AMPLITUDES
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