The 2012 recommended k0 database

  • R. Jaćimović
  • F. De Corte
  • G. Kennedy
  • P. Vermaercke
  • Z. Revay


Many overview papers have been published with recommended nuclear data for use in the k0 method of NAA and made available in scientific journals or in the form of a downloadable database. In September 2009, the k0-International Scientific Committee formed the k0-Nuclear Data Committee (k0-NDC) whose first task was to collect all these data at a single place to facilitate updating and to correct any evident errors. This task of the k0-NDC was successfully completed in March 2012 when the 2012 recommended k0 database was published in the form of an Excel file.


k0 method of NAA k0 database Nuclear data The IUPAC k0 database 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Jaćimović
    • 1
  • F. De Corte
    • 2
  • G. Kennedy
    • 3
  • P. Vermaercke
    • 4
  • Z. Revay
    • 5
    • 6
  1. 1.Jožef Stefan InstituteLjubljanaSlovenia
  2. 2.VinderhouteBelgium
  3. 3.Ecole PolytechniqueMontrealCanada
  4. 4.SKC-CENMolBelgium
  5. 5.ERCBudapestHungary
  6. 6.TUMMunichGermany

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