JNST Article Awards


We are honoured to present the Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology (JNST) Most Cited and Popular Article Awards 2015, to the following 8 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 specialty of the journal in Nuclear Science and Technology field. This award is presented by the journal Editorial Board, supported by our publisher, Taylor & Francis.

All award winning papers are available free to view until the end of 2016 via the Taylor & Francis landing page.

Detailed descriptions on the two awards are as follows:
(1) the JNST Most Cited Article Award
Established in the year 2012, 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 2009 for this year’s nomination.
(2) the JNST Most Popular Article Award
Newly established in year 2013. This award is given to the papers that are frequently downloaded by the readers of our journal. Articles published in year 2014(Vol.51) 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.

JNST Most Cited Article Award 2015 :

JNST Most Popular Article Award 2015:

Past winners

the 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
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
Out-of-pile and in-pile perfomance of advanded zirconium alloys (HANA) for high burn-up fuel Yong Hwan Jeong, Sang-Yun Park, Myung-Ho Lee, Byung-Kwon Choi, Jong-Hyuk Baek, Jeong-Yong Park, Jun-Hwan Kim & Hyun-Gil Kim
Characteristics of oxidation reaction of rare-earth chlorides for precipitation in LiCl-KCl molten salt by oxygen sparging Yong-Jun Cho, Hee-Chul Yang, Hee-Chul Eun, Eung-Ho Kim & In-Tae Kim
Delayed hydride crack velocity of zirconium alloys with the direction of an approach to temperature Young Suk Kim, Kang Soo Kim & Yong Moo Cheong
Fuel and core design of super light water reactor with low leakage fuel loading pattern Kazuhiro Kamei, Akifumi Yamaji, Yuki Ishiwatari, Yoshiaki Oka & Jie Liu

the JNST Most Popular Article Award

Review of thermal-hydraulic researches in severe accidents in light water reactors Isao Kataoka
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
Probabilistic common cause failure modeling for auxiliary feedwater system after the introduction of flood barriers Xiaoyu Zheng, Akira Yamaguchi and Takashi Takata
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
Results of environmental radiation monitoring at the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Engineering Laboratories, JAEA, following the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident Masanori Takeyasu, Masanao Nakano, Hiroki Fujita, Akira Nakada, Hitoshi Watanabe, Shuichi Sumiya and Sadaaki Furuta
Chemical states of fallout radioactive Cs in the soils deposited at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident Naofumi Kozai, Toshihiko Ohnuki, Makoto Arisaka, Masayuki Watanabe, Fuminori Sakamoto, Shinya Yamasaki and Mingyu Jiang
Insights from review and analysis of the Fukushima Dai-ichi accident Masashi Hirano, Taisuke Yonomoto, Masahiro Ishigaki, Norio Watanabe, Yu Maruyama, Yasuteru Sibamoto, Tadashi Watanabe and Kiyofumi Moriyama
Analyses of core melt and re-melt in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors Fumiya Tanabe
Thermal properties of Three Mile Island Unit 2 core debris and simulated debris Fumihisa Nagase and Hiroshi Uetsuka