Editorial Board

Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology
Article Awards 2014

February 6, 2015
Journal Editorial Board, Atomic Energy Society of Japan (AESJ) 

 We are honoured to present the Journal of Nuclear Science and Techonology(JNST) Most Cited and Popular Article Awards 2014, to the following 6 respected papers. These two awards are presented to the first author of paper published in our journal that has contributed to raise the quality and enhanced the speciality of the journal in Nuclear Science and Technology field. This award is presented by the journal Editorial Board, supported by our publisher, Taylor & Francis.

JNST Most Cited Article Award :

Proposal of Nondestructive Radionuclide Assay Using a High-Flux Gamma-Ray Source and Nuclear Resonance Fluorescence
  Ryoichi Hajima, Takehito Hayakawa, Nobuhiro Kikuzawa and Eisuke Minehara   ARTICLE LINK

Static and Kinetic Experiments on Accelerator-Driven System with 14MeV Neutrons in Kyoto University Critical Assembly
  Cheol Ho Pyeon, Morgan Hervault, Tsuyoshi Misawa,
Hironobu Unesaki, Tomohiko Iwasaki and Seiji Shiroya   ARTICLE LINK

JNST Most Popular Article Award :

Review of thermal-hydraulic researches in severe accidents in light water reactors
  Isao Kataoka   ARTICLE LINK

Source term estimation of atmospheric release due to the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident
by atmospheric and oceanic dispersion simulations

  Takuya Kobayashi, Haruyasu Nagai, Masamichi Chino and Hideyuki Kawamura   ARTICLE LINK

Probabilistic common cause failure modeling for auxiliary feedwater system after the introduction of flood barriers
  Xiaoyu Zheng, Akira Yamaguchi and Takashi Takata   ARTICLE LINK

Particle and Heavy Ion Transport code System, PHITS, version 2.52
  Tatsuhiko Sato, Koji Niita, Norihiro Matsuda, Shintaro Hashimoto, Yosuke Iwamoto,
Shusaku Noda, Tatsuhiko Ogawa, Hiroshi Iwase, Hiroshi Nakashima,
Tokio Fukahori, Keisuke Okumura, Tetsuya Kai, Satoshi Chiba,
Takuya Furuta and Lembit Sihver   ARTICLE LINK


Detailed descriptions on the two awards are as follows:
(1) the JNST Most Cited Article Award
 Established in the year 2012(see the winner of year 2012 and 2013), given to the papers that are frequently cited directly by other research papers during the first 60 months of its publication, which was the year 2008 for this year's nomination.
(2) the JNST Most Popular Article Award
 Newly established in year 2013(see the winner of year 2013). This award is given to the papers that are frequently downloaded by the readers of our journal. Articles published in year 2013(Vol.50) was the candidate for this year's nomination. The impact on free or Open Access articles has been taken into account during the award evaluation process.

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