Aims and Scope

Journal of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Technology (JNFCWT) is a quarterly journal in the months of March, June, September, and December published by the Korean Radioactive Waste Society. JNFCWT provides a forum for all stakeholders in the field of nuclear fuel cycle and radioactive waste management aiming at sharing and disseminating state of the art technical information, lessons learned from the industrial experiences, discussions on current socio-political issues, respective educations and drills. JNFCWT publishes the results of original research on the theories and applications, review articles and commentaries, and technical notes such as industrial experiences. From Volume 1 (2003) to Volume 11 (2013), this journal was published as Journal of the Korean Radioactive Waste Society, which was renamed to Journal of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Technology (JNFCWT) in 2013.

JNFCWT covers the following key areas:
1) Nuclear Fuel Cycle Policy and Strategy
2) Nuclear Non-proliferation and Safeguards
3) Spent Nuclear Fuel Recycling and Reprocessing
4) Waste Management
5) Operation of Nuclear Facilities
6) Transportation and Storage
7) Radioactive Waste Disposal
8) Radiation Safety
9) Decontamination and Decommissioning
10) Radiological Environmental Assessment and Remediation

JNFCWT appears also in online (
JNFCWT is J. Nucl. Fuel Cycle Waste Technol. under the ISO abbreviation.
JNFCWT is indexed in Korea Citation Index (KCI), Korea Science Citation Index Service (KSCI) and total or a part of the articles in this Journal are abstracted in DOI/CrossRef.
JNFCWT is supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) Grant funded by the Korean Government .
Subscription : Printed matter for a member of the korean Radioactive Waste Society is free.
Copyright : ⓒ2003 by the Korean Radioactive Waste Society.
This is an Open-Access journal distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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