Mossbauer Spectroscopy : Applications in Chemistry, Biology, Industry, and Nanotechnology

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A one-stop reference for determining the oxidation states of elements so that oxidation eduction chemistry can be studied across a wide variety of systems, this book presents advances in the field from the last two decades. Beginning with a detailed theoretical description of Mossbauer spectroscopy, followed by an extensive treatment of its use in applied areas such as synchrotron radiation, biotechnology, and nanoparticle analysis, the book discusses future opportunities for the further development of this technique. Designed for spectroscopists, inorganic, physical, analytical, and solid-state chemists and other researchers.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 In-Situ Mössbauer Spectroscopy with Synchrotron Radiation on Thin Films
S Stankov, T Ślęzak, M Zając, M Ślęzak, M Sladecek, R Röhlsberger, B. Sepiol, G Vogl, N Spiridis, J Łażewski, K Parliński, and J Korecki

1 1 Introduction

1.2 Instrumentation

1.3 Synchrotron radiation-based Mössbauer techniques


Chapter 2 Mössbauer Spectroscopy in Studying Electronic Spin and Valence States of Ironin the Earth’s Lower Mantle
Jung-Fu Lin, Zhu Mao, and Ercan E Alp

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Synchrotron Mössbauer Spectroscopy at High Pressures and Temperatures

2.3 Crystal Field Theory on the 3d Electronic States

2.4 Conclusion



Chapter 3 In-beam Mössbauer Spectroscopy Using a Radioisotope Beam and a Neutron Capture Reaction
Yoshio Kobayashi

3.1 Introduction

3.257Mn (→ 57Fe) Implantation Mössbauer Spectroscopy

3.3 Neutron in-beam Mössbauer Spectroscopy

3 .4 Summary



Chapter 4 Lanthanides(151Eu and 155Gd)-Mössbauer Spectroscopic Study of Defect-FluoriteOxides Coupled with New Defect-Crystal-Chemistry Model
Nakamura, N Igawa, Y Okamoto, Y Hinatsu, J, Wang, M Takahashi and M. Takeda

4.1 Introduction

4.2Defect-crystal-Chemistry (DCC) Lattice-parameter Model

4.3 Lns Mössbauer and Lattice-parameter Data of DF Oxides

4.4 DCC-Model Lattice-parameter and Lns-Mössbauer Data Analysis



Chapter 5 Mössbauer and Magnetic Study of Neptunyl(+1) Complexes
T Nakamoto, A Nakamura and M Takeda

5.1 Introduction

5.2 237Np Mössbauer Spectroscopy

5.3 Magnetic Property of Neptunyl Monocation (NpO2+)

5.4 Mössbauer and Magnetic Study of Neptunyl(+1) Complexes

5.5 Discussion




Chapter 6 Mössbauer Spectroscopy of 161Dy in Dysprosium Dicarboxylates
M Takahashi, C I Wynter, B R Hillery, Virender K Sharma, D Quarless, Leopold May, T Misu, S G Sobel, M Takeda, and E Brown

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Experimental Methods

6.3 Results and Discussion

6.4 Acknowledgment


Chapter 7 Study of Exotic Uranium Compounds using 238U Mössbauer Spectroscopy
Satoshi Tsutsui1,2and Masami Nakada2

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Determination of Nuclear g-factor in the Excited State of 238U Nuclei

7.3 Application of 238U Mössbauer Spectroscopy to Heavy Fermion

7.4 Application to Two-dimensional (2D) Fermi Surface System of Uranium Dipnictides




Spin Dynamics

Chapter 8 Reversible Spin-state Switching Involving a Structural Change
Satoru Nakashima

8.1 Introduction

8.2Three Assembled Structures of Fe(NCX)2(bpa)2 (X=S, Se) and Their Structural Change by Desorption of Propanol Molecules

8.3 Occurrence of Spin-crossover Phenomenon in Assembled Complexes Fe(NCX)2(bpa)2 (X=S, Se, BH3) by Enclathrating Guest Molecules

8.4 Reversible Structural Change of Host Framework of Fe(NCS)2(bpp)2•2(benzene) Triggered By Sorption of Benzene Molecules

8.5 Reversible Spin-state Switching Involving a Structural Change of Fe(NCX)2(bpp)2•2(benzene) (X=Se, BH3) Triggered By Sorption of Benzene Molecules

8.6 Conclusion


Chapter 9 Spin- Crossover and Related Phenomena Coupled with Spin, Photon and Charge
N Kokima and A Sugahara

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Photo-induced Spin-crossover Phenomena

9 3 Charge Transfer Phase Transition

9 4 Spin Equilibrium and Succeeding Phenomena



Chapter 10 Spin Crossover in Iron(III) Porphyrins Involving the Intermediate-Spin State
Mikio Nakamura and Masashi Takahashi

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Methodology to Obtain Pure Intermediate-Spin Complexes

10.3 Spin Crossover Involving the Intermediate-Spin State

10.4 Spin Crossover Triangle in Iron(III) Porphyrins

10.5 Conclusion



Chapter 11 Tin(II) Lone Pair Stereoactivity: Influence on Structures and Properties, and Mössbauer Spectroscopic Properties
Georges Dénès1, M Cecilia Madamba1, Hocine Merazig2 and Abdualhafed Muntasar

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Experimental

11.3 Crystal Structures

11.4 Tin Electronic Structure and Mössbauer Spectroscopy

11.5 Application to the Structural Determination of α−SnF2

11.6 Application to the Structural Determination of the Highly Layered Structures of α−PbSnF4 and BaSnF4

11.7 Application to the Structural Study of Disordered Phases

11.8 Lone Pair Stereoactivity and Material Properties

11.9 Conclusion



Biological Applications

Chapter 12 Synchrotron Radiation Based Nuclear Resonant Scattering: Applications to Bioinorganic Chemistry
Yisong Guo, Yoshitaka Yoda, Xiaowei Zhang, Yuming Xiao, Stephen P Cram

12.1 Introduction

12.2 Technical Background

12.3 Applications in Bioinorganic Chemistry

12.4 Summary and Prospects



Chapter 13 Mössbauer Spectroscopy in Biological and Biomedical Research
Alexander A Kamnev1,*, Krisztina Kovács2, Irina V Alenkina3, and Michael I. Oshtrakh

13.1 Introduction

13.2 Microorganisms-related studies

13.3 Plants

13.4 Enzymes

13.5 Hemogoblin

13.6 Ferritin and Hemosiderin

13.7 Tissues

13.8 Pharmaceutical Products

13.9 Conclusions



Chapter 14 Controlled Spontaneous Decay of Mossbauer Nuclei (Theory and Experiments)
Vladimir I Vysotskii and Alla A Kornilova

14.1 Introduction to the Problem of Controlled Spontaneous Gamma-decay

14.2 General Consideration

14.3 Controlled Spontaneous Gamma-decay of Excited Nucleus in the System of Mutually Uncorrelated Modes of Electromagnetic Vacuum

14.4 Spontaneous Gamma-decay in the System of Synchronized Modes of Electromagnetic Vacuum

14.5 Experimental Study of the Phenomenon of Controlled Gamma-decay of Mossbauer Nuclei

14.6 Experimental Study of the Phenomenon of Controlled Gamma-decay by Investigation of Space Anisotropy and Self-focusing of Mossbauer Radiation

14.7 Direct Experimental Observation and Study of the Process of Controlled Radioactive and Excited Nuclei Radiative Gamma-decay by the Delayed Gamma-gamma Coincidence Method

14.8 Conclusion


Chapter 15 Natural's Strategy to Oxidize Tryptophan: EPR and Mossbauer Characterization of High-Valent Fe Intermediates
Kednerlin Dornevil and Aimin Liu

15.1 Two Oxidizing Equivalents Stored at a Ferric Heme

15.2 Oxidation of L-Tryptophan by Heme-Based Enzymes

15.3 The Chemical Reaction Catalyzed by MauG

15.4 A High-Valent bis-Fe(IV) Intermediate in MauG

15.5 High-Valent Fe Intermediate of Tryptophan 2,3-Dioxygenase

15.6 Concluding Remarks


Chapter 16 Iron in Neurodegeneration
Jolanta Gałązka-Friedman, Erika R Bauminger, and Andrzej Friedman

16.1 Introduction

16.2 Neurodegeneration and Oxidative Stress

16.3 Mössbauer Studies of Healthy Brain Tissue

16.4 Properties of Ferritin and Hemosiderin Present in Healthy Brain Tissue

16.5 Concentration of Iron Present in Healthy and Diseased Brain Issue

16.6 Asymmetry of the Mössbauer Spectra of Healthy and Diseased Brain Tissue

16.7 Conclusion – the Possible Role of Iron in Neurodegeneration


Chapter 17 Emission (57Co) Mössbauer Spectroscopy: Biology-related Applications, Potentials and Prospects
Alexander A Kamnev

17.1 Introduction

17.2 Methodology

17.3 Microbiological Applications

17.4 Enzymological Applications

17.5 Conclusions and Outlook



Iron Oxides

Chapter 18 Mossbauer Spectroscopy in Study of Nanocrystalline Iron Oxides from Thermal Processes
Jiří Tuček, Libor Machala, Jiří Frydrych, Jiří Pechoušek, and Radek Zbořil

18.1 Introduction

18.2 Polymorphs of Iron (III) Oxide, Their Crystal Structures, Magnetic Properties, and Polymorphous Phase Transformations

18.3 Use of 57Fe Mössbauer Spectroscopy in Monitoring Solid State Reaction Mechanisms towards Iron Oxides

18.4 Various Mössbauer Spectroscopy Techniques in Study of Applications Related to Nanocrystalline Iron Oxides

18.5 Conclusion



Chapter 19 Transmission and Emission 57Fe Mössbauer Studies on Perovskites and Related Oxide Systems
Zoltán Homonnay and Zoltán Németh

19.1 Introduction

19.2 Study of high-Tc superconductors

19.3 Study of Strontium ferrate and its substituted analogues

19.4 Pursuing Colossal Magnetoresistance in Doped Lanthanum Cobaltates


Chapter 20 Enhancing the Possibilities of 57Fe Mössbauer Spectrometry to Study the Inherent Properties of Rust Layers
Karen E García, César A Barrero, Alvaro L Morales, and Jean-Marc Greneche

20.1 Introduction

20.2 Mössbauer Characterization of Some Iron Phases Presented in the Rust Layers

20.3 Determining Inherent Properties of Rust Layers by Mössbauer Spectrometry

20.4 Final Remarks



Chapter 21 Application of Mössbauer Spectroscopy in Nanomagnetics
Lakshmi Nambakkat

21.1 Introduction

21.2 Spinel Ferrites

21.3 Nano Sized Fe-Al Alloys Synthesized by High Energy Ball Milling

21.4 Magnetic Thin Films/Multilayer Systems: 57Fe/Al MLS




Chapter 22 Mössbauer Spectroscopy and Surface Analysis
José F Marco, J Ramón Gancedo, Matteo Monti and Juan de la Figuera

22.1 Introduction

22.2 The Physical Basis: How and Why Electrons Appear in Mössbauer Spectroscopy

22.3 Increasing Surface Sensitivity in Electron Mössbauer Spectroscopy

22.4 The Practical Way: Experimental Low Energy Electron Mössbauer Spectroscopy

22.5 Mössbauer Surface Imaging Techniques

22.6 Recent Surface Mössbauer Studies in an "ancient" Material: Fe3O4



Chapter 23 57Fe Mössbauer Spectroscopy in the Investigation of the Precipitation of Iron OxidesSvetozar Musić, Mira Ristić, and Stjepko Krehula

23.1 Introduction

23.2 Complexation of Iron Ions by Hydrolysis

23.3 Precipitation of Iron Oxides by Hydrolysis Reactions

23.4 Precipitation of Iron Oxides from Dense -FeOOH Suspensions

23.5 Precipitation and Properties of Some Other Iron Oxides

23.6 Influence of Cations on the Precipitation of Iron Oxides



Chapter 24 Ferrates (IV, V, and VI): Mössbauer Spectroscopy Characterization
Virender K Sharma, Yurii Perfiliev, Radek Zboril, Libor Machala, and Clive Wynter

24.1 Introduction

24.2 Spectroscopic Characterization

24.3 Mössbauer Spectroscopy Characterization



Chapter 25 Characterization of Dilute Iron-Doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnets by Mössbauer Spectrometry
Kiyoshi Nomura and Zoltán Németh

25.1 Introduction

25.2 Sample Preparations by sol-gel Method

25.3 X-ray Diffraction and EXAFS Analysis

25.4 Magnetic Properties

25.5 Mössbauer Analysis of YAG Doped with Dilute Iron

25.6 Micro-discharge Treatment of Iron Doped YAG




Industrial Applications

Chapter 26 Some Mössbauer Studies of Fe-As Based High Temperature Superconductors
Amar Nath and Airat Khasanov

26.1 Introduction

26.2 Experimental

26.3 Where Do the Injected Electrons Go?

26.4 New Electron-rich Species in Ni-doped Single Crystals: Is it Superconducting?

26.5 Can O2 play an Important Role?



Chapter 27 Mossbauer Study of New Electrically Conductive Glass
Tetsuaki Nishida and Shiro Kubuki

27.1 Introduction

27.2 Structural Relaxation of Electrically Conductive Vanadate Glass



Chapter 28 Applications of Mössbauer Spectroscopy in the Study of Lithium Battery Materials
Ricardo Alcántara, Pedro Lavela, Carlos Pérez Vicente, José L Tirado

28.1 Introduction

28.2 Cathode Materials for Li-ion Batteries

28.3 Anode Materials for Li-ion Batteries




Chapter 29 Mössbauer Spectroscopic Investigations of Novel Bimetal Catalysts for Preferential CO Oxidation in H2

Wansheng Zhang, Junhu Wang, Kuo Liu, Jie Jin, and Tao Zhang

29.1 Introduction

29.2 Experimental Section

29.3 Results and Discussion




Chapter 30 The use of Mossbauer Spectroscopy in Coal Research-Is it Relevant or Not?
F B Waanders

30.1 Introduction

30.2 Experimental Procedures

30.3 Results and Discussion



Environmental Applications

Chapter 31 Water Purification and Characterization of Recycled Iron-Silicate Glass
Shiro Kubuki and Tetsuaki Nishida

31.1 Introduction

31.2 Property and Structure of Recycled Silicate Glasses

31.3 Summary


Chapter 32 Mössbauer Spectroscopy in the Study of Laterite Mineral Processing
Eamonn Devlin, Michail Samouhos, Charalabos Zografidis

32.1 Introduction

32.2 Conventional Processing

32.3 Microwave Processing


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