Kayzero for Windows

New Update Kayzero for Windows available (Version 3)

Kayzero/Solcoi

NAA software based on the k0-standardisation method developed by Frans De Corte and Andras Simonits.


Thanks to the k0-standardisation method, Neutron Activation Analysis has evolved to an efficient element analysis technique that can even be used commercially. Kayzero(R) calculates element concentrations taking into account all aspects dealt with in the k0-method, including efficiency and coincidence correction calculation (Solcoi(R)).

The Kayzero/Solcoi (R) software was developed by Robbert van Sluijs at DSM Research, The Netherlands, under the care of the fathers of the k0-method, Prof. Dr. Frans De Corte and Dr. Andras Simonits.

All information requests and orders should be addressed to: R. van Sluijs. k0-ware, The Netherlands. (phone: +31 45 5726757; e-mail: robbert.van.sluijs@hetnet.nl).

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  • The Windows Version
    The Windows version is fully compatible with all old data. The program runs in the directory of the DOS-Version without any interference and uses the same data. All SOLCOI options are included.

  • Spectrum Deconvolution
    Spectrum deconvolution (determination of peak locations and areas) is not implemented in Kayzero for Windows, file formats for spectrum and peak table files from Sampo90, Hypermet, Hyperlab and Genie are supported; other formats on request (free of charge).

  • Information on the software
    Recent presentations on Kayzero for Windows: at the NAMLS, at the 4th k0-users Workshop and at the MARC-VII. Have a look at Screen Captures from Kayzero for Windows or download the program and use it as a Demo version. Or have a look at some literature on Kayzero.

    At the 4th k0-users workshop Kayzero for Windows Version 2 was presented. This version includes: integrated direct SOLCOI calculations, multi-monitor f and alpha determination, reactor fluxvariation during irradiation and improved gamma interference correction. This upgrade, as well of all minor updates were free of charge for all "Kayzero for Windows" users.

  • Demo
    Find the demo program (it turns into the full version if you have the Dongle), the dataset (KayV5A), the Vademecum (old, but is being updated) and the first draft of the new updated manual. New updates of Kayzero for Windows are also always available on the download page.

  • Newest upgrade: Version 3
    The major upgrade of Kayzero for Windows, Version 3, is finally ready, sorry for the delay. This upgrade is not free of charge. Please mail me for a quotation and more information.

  • Whats New? -
    Links:
    Kayzero Users Forum
    The Official k0-International Scientific Committee Website
    The New Neutron Activation Analysis WebSite: All you need to know on NAA, with lots of NAA-news and info.
    IAEA-NDS Neutron Activation Analysis Portal
    Conference Overview
    A story on the invention of NAA from the website below.
    Activation analysis

    Upcoming conferences (where Kayzero for Windows will be present):

    Modern trends in Activation Analysis: MTAA-14 will be held in Delft, 2015 Aug 23-28


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    Interesting and useful:
    The Nuclear Spectrometry Users' Forum (UK)
    A very useful book: The k0-Consistent IRI Gamma-ray Catalogue for Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis
    Spectra for checking your gammaspectroscopy software

    Last Modified : 29-03-2015