Characterization of Dilute Iron-Doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnets by Mössbauer Spectrometry

Kiyoshi Nomura, Z. Németh

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öDilute magnetic semiconductors/insulators (DMS/DMI), which show ferromagnetism at room temperature, are very attractive for studying the basic mechanism of dilute magnetism and the potential application to spin transfer electronics, that is, spintronics. The chapter focuses on Fe-doped SnO2 powders prepared by the sol-gel method, SnO2 films implanted with Fe ions, and the effect of dilution and clustering of Fe ions doped into SnO2 and TiO2 by nuclear inelastic scattering using synchrotron radiation. It talks about X-ray diffraction and extended X-ray absorption fine structures (EXAFS) analysis. Temperature dependence of magnetic properties with zero field cooling (ZFC) and field cooling (FC) modes was measured by a superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) magnetometer. The chapter discusses Mössbauer analysis of yttrium aluminum garnets (YAG) doped with dilute iron and describes microdischarge treatment of iron-doped YAG.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMössbauer Spectroscopy
Subtitle of host publicationApplications in Chemistry, Biology, and Nanotechnology
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781118714614
ISBN (Print)9781118057247
Publication statusPublished - Oct 28 2013



  • Extended X-ray absorption fine structures (EXAFS)
  • Iron-doped YAG
  • Microdischarge treatment
  • Mössbauer analysis
  • Sol-gel method
  • Spintronics
  • X-ray diffraction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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Nomura, K., & Németh, Z. (2013). Characterization of Dilute Iron-Doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnets by Mössbauer Spectrometry. In Mössbauer Spectroscopy: Applications in Chemistry, Biology, and Nanotechnology (pp. 521-532). wiley.