On a hyperfine interaction in ε-Fe


We explore alternative ways to Mössbauer spectroscopy such as nuclear forward scattering of synchrotron radiation, and synchrotron radiation perturbed angular correlation spectroscopy to reveal the elusive and long-sought hyperfine interactions in ε-Fe. We indicate that synchrotron radiation perturbed angular correlation spectroscopy is the most viable method.

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The European Synchrotron Radiation Facility is acknowledged for beamtime provision at the Nuclear Resonance beamline ID18. We thank Mr. J.-P. Celse for technical assistance during the experiment at ID18 and Prof. Leonid Dubrovinsky for providing the diamond anvil cells.

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This article is part of the Topical Collection on Proceedings of the International Conference on the Applications of the Mössbauer Effect (ICAME2019), 1-6 September 2019, Dalian, China

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Bessas, D., Sergueev, I., Glazyrin, K. et al. On a hyperfine interaction in ε-Fe. Hyperfine Interact 241, 1 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10751-019-1679-3

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  • ε-Fe
  • Hexaferrum
  • High pressure
  • Hyperfine interactions
  • Mössbauer spectroscopy
  • Nuclear forward scattering
  • Synchrotron radiation pertubed angular correlation