5th Nassau-Argonne Mössbauer Symposium

Friday, May 9, 2008

Organizers: E. Ercan Alp (Argonne National Laboratory), Clive Wynter (Nassau Community College), and Wolfgang Sturhahn (Argonne National Laboratory)


Registration - complete the visitor registration form. For "purpose of visit," please enter "Mössbauer Symposium"

On-site lodging is at the Argonne Guest House

Travel to Argonne National Laboratory

Symposium only: $100
Users Week attendees: no additional cost


9:00 - 9:45 Four Years of Mössbauer Exploration at the Mars-Exploration-Rover landing sites Meridiani Planum and Gusev Crater, Mars
Goestar Klingelhofer, University of Mainz
9:45 - 10:15 Pressure-Induced Electronic Transition and Invar Behavior in Pd3Fe
Brent Fultz, California Institute of Technology
10:15 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:00 Characterization of high-valent iron-oxo complexes by Moessbauer spectroscopy
Emile Bominaar, Carnegie Mellon University
11:00 - 11:20 Paramagnetic hyperfine splitting in the 151Eu Mössbauer spectra of CaF2:Eu2+
Dennis Brown, Northern Illinois University
11:20 - 11:40 Characterization of nanosamples of Eu via nuclear forward scattering and Mössbauer Spectroscopy
Zameer Hasan, Temple University
11:40 - 12:00 Mössbauer Spectroscopy of Europium-151-transition metal(+2) glutarates
Clive Wynter, Nassau Community College
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 The early period of Mössbauer Effect and 57Fe
John Schiffer, Argonne National Laboratory
1:30 - 2:00 Dependence of spin-reorientation on crystal structure in YbFe6Ge6
Sean Cadogan, University of Manitoba
2:00 - 2:30 The role of biotransformed soil Fe-minerals in attenuation of soluble radionuclides [e.g., U(VI), Tc(VII)] from contaminated aquifers
Ravi Kukkadapu, Pacific Northwest Laboratory
2:30 - 3:00 Using neutrons and Mössbauer to study magnetic ordering in the R3T4X4 family of compounds
Dominic Ryan, McGill University
3:00 - 3:30 Combined use of Mössbauer spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction for the study of phase transitions in divalent tin halides
George Denes, University of Concordia
3:30 - 3:50 John Stevens, University of North Carolina and Mössbauer Effect Data Center
Status of Mossbauer Spectroscopy in North America
3:50 - 4:00 Concluding remarks