Excel2Genie: A Microsoft Excel application to improve the flexibility of the Genie-2000 Spectroscopic software

Attila Forgács, L. Balkay, L. Trón, P. Raics

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Abstract

Excel2Genie, a simple and user-friendly Microsoft Excel interface, has been developed to the Genie-2000 Spectroscopic Software of Canberra Industries. This Excel application can directly control Canberra Multichannel Analyzer (MCA), process the acquired data and visualize them. Combination of Genie-2000 with Excel2Genie results in remarkably increased flexibility and a possibility to carry out repetitive data acquisitions even with changing parameters and more sophisticated analysis. The developed software package comprises three worksheets: display parameters and results of data acquisition, data analysis and mathematical operations carried out on the measured gamma spectra. At the same time it also allows control of these processes. Excel2Genie is freely available to assist gamma spectrum measurements and data evaluation by the interested Canberra users. With access to the Visual Basic Application (VBA) source code of this application users are enabled to modify the developed interface according to their intentions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-81
Number of pages5
JournalApplied Radiation and Isotopes
Volume94
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Keywords

  • Genie-2000
  • Microsoft COM
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Nuclear spectroscopy
  • Repetitive data evaluation

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  • Radiation
  • Medicine(all)

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