Mössbauer effect

noun
Möss·​bau·​er effect | \ ˈmə(r)sˌbau̇(ə)r-, ˈmə̄s-, ˈmœs-, ˈmȯs-\

Definition of Mössbauer effect

: the emission and absorption of gamma rays without recoil by various radioactive nuclei embedded in solids — compare nuclear resonance

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First Known Use of Mössbauer effect

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mössbauer effect

after Rudolf L. Mössbauer, born 1929 German physicist

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