Hyperfine Interactions

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Implementation of a platform for the remote access to a transmission Mössbauer spectrometer

  • Álvaro Andrés Velásquez TorresEmail author
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  1. Proceedings of the 16th Latin American Conference on the Applications of the Mössbauer Effect (LACAME 2018), 18–23 November 2018, Santiago de Chile, Chile


In this work, we present the development of a platform for the remote access to the Mössbauer spectrometer of the Instrumentation and Spectroscopy Laboratory of Universidad EAFIT of Medellín, Colombia. This platform was developed looking for a proper use of the radioactive source of 57Co(Rh) during recess periods of the staff of the laboratory, reduction of exposure of the users to the ionizing radiation coming from radioactive source, as well as spread Mössbauer spectroscopy between new researchers during their academic formation in materials characterization. The application is executed from the server “Neutrón” of the “Laboratorio para la Innovación y el Aprendizaje” of Universidad EAFIT of Medellín. Through a web application based on the e-learning platform Moodle, the user can access, after registration, to a web site with a series of introductory contents related to Mössbauer spectroscopy, a field with remote connection to the Mössbauer spectrometer and other fields with support materials, among them: suggested papers, video of the experiment through an IP camera, chat with the administrator of the spectrometer and access to the file with the experimental spectra. Details of the design of the platform are presented through the sections of this paper.


Mössbauer spectrometer Remote access Moodle e-learning 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Grupo de Electromagnetismo AplicadoUniversidad EAFITMedellínColombia

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