Metallurgical Uses of the Fe57 Mössbauer Effect in Metallic Iron and Plain Carbon Steels

  • B. W. Christ
  • P. M. Giles


Literature describing the Fe57 Mössbauer effect in metallic iron, steels, and ferrous compounds occurring in steels is reviewed and compared with new, computer-analyzed data obtained in 298°K measurements on metallic iron and carbon steels. Characteristics of Mössbauer patterns are sensitive to carbon content and therrnornechan history. Relative to standard sodium nitroprusside, the average effcctive magnetic field for three grades of recrystallized iron is 339 ± 2 kOe.


Iron Atom Metallic Iron Effective Field Plain Carbon Steel Maximum Count 
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  • B. W. Christ
    • 1
  • P. M. Giles
    • 1
  1. 1.Metallurgy DivisionNational Bureau of StandardsUSA

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