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SSP 2004 pp 41-49 | Cite as

How can Mössbauer Spectrometry Contribute to the Characterization of Nanocrystalline Alloys?

  • M. Miglierini
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Abstract

A controlled annealing of amorphous precursors represents a simple way of obtaining nanocrystalline alloys featuring interesting magnetic properties suitable for technical applications. They stem from the presence of crystalline nanograins embedded in the amorphous residual matrix which determine the resulting macroscopic parameters. In order to understand correlation between the microstructure and the resulting magnetic behaviour, Mössbauer spectrometry is used as a method of local probe analysis. Possibilities of this technique are discussed and representative examples of investigation of NANOPERM-type nanocrystalline alloys are provided.

Key words

Mössbauer spectroscopy hyperfine interactions nanocrystalline alloys 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Miglierini
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  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Physics and TechnologySlovak University of TechnologyBratislavaSlovakia

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