About the Journal
«Izvestia Vysshikh Uchebnykh Zawedeniy. Yadernaya Energetika» a peer-reviewed scientific and technology journal published in Russian (with English abstracts) by the Obninsk Institute for Nuclear Power Engineering, branch of the Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education «MEPhI National Nuclear Research University» for more than 20 years (since 1993).
The co-founders of the journal are State Committee of the Russian Federation for Higher Education, Obninsk Institute for Nuclear Power Engineering (1993); Ministry for General and Professional Education of the Russian Federation (since 1999); Russian Nuclear Society (since 2008).
The journal was registered at the Ministry of Press and Information of the USSR, Registration Certificate № 0110876 of 01.07.1993. It was re-registered at the State Press Committee of the Russian Federation, Registration Certificate № 0110876 of 23.04.1997.
In compliance with GOST-7.56-89 (Russian National Standard) «Serial publications. International standard numbering», the journal was assigned ISSN 0204-3327. Information about the articles published is regularly submitted in due form to the Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI). «Izvestia Vysshikh Uchebnykh Zawedeniy. Yadernaya Energetika» is included in the list of the leading peer-reviewed periodicals approved by the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation (VAK RF). The VAK requirement is that Ph.D. and Doctoral candidates should have the main results of their research published in one of the VAK-approved journals prior to submitting their thesis.
«Izvestia Vysshikh Uchebnykh Zawedeniy. Yadernaya Energetika» is printed quarterly, each issue is 100 to 180 pages long. The full-text digital version of every issue can be accessed from the website of the Scientific Electronic Library (www.elibrary.ru) and is available at the journal website.
The journal is widely recognized as an outstanding source of information on technical, technological, scientific and educational aspects of nuclear power engineering, as well as the application of nuclear technologies in various fields. The papers cover the following topics:
- Current issues in nuclear energy
- Nuclear power plants
- Physics and technology of nuclear reactors
- Thermal physics and thermal hydraulics
- Fuel cycle and nuclear waste management
- Global safety, reliability and diagnostics of nuclear power installations
- Nuclear materials
- Chemistry, physics and technology of reactor coolants
- Environmental aspects of nuclear power
- Economics of nuclear power
- Physics and methods for direct conversion of nuclear energy
- Modelling processes at nuclear facilities
- Nuclear medicine and biology
- Physics in nuclear power engineering
- Application of nuclear methods and tools
- Personnel training
- History of science
«Izvestia Vysshikh Uchebnykh Zawedeniy. Yadernaya Energetika» publishes critical reviews, technical papers and letters to the editor related to the fundamental and applied problems of nuclear power engineering and nuclear technologies. It also publishes topic-based issues on the current trends in basic and applied research in the fields associated with nuclear engineering. The subscription index in the «Russian Press» union catalogue is 27919.