EPJ Nuclear Sciences & Technologies (EPJ N) is pleased to announce the new topical issue, “Progress in the Science and Technology of Nuclear Reactors using Molten Salts”, guest edited by Jan Leen Kloosterman (TU Delft), Elsa Merle (LPSC-IN2P3-CNRS, UJF, Grenoble INP) and Jean Ragusa (Texas A&M University).

This topical issue consists of 10 articles. It explores six key subtopics surrounding the science and technology of molten salt reactors: Chemistry; Physics; Safety Evaluation; Fuel Cycle Evaluation; Design of Reactor; and Design of Components.

The articles published to date are:

Safety Evaluation:


Fuel Cycle Evaluation:

Design of Reactor:

Design of Components:

EPJ N is an open access journal published by EDP Sciences and edited in partnership with the French Nuclear Energy Society and the European Nuclear Society. The Editors-in-Chief are Gilles Moutiers and Anne Nicolas both based at the CEA, Nuclear Energy Division, France.

EPJ N encourages submissions of original research, ideas and developments in all areas of the peaceful use of nuclear energy, as well as on applications of nuclear particles and radiation.

If you are interested in submitting an article to EPJ N, please visit the EPJ N website to read the instructions for authors and submit your article. You can also sign up for email-alerts to stay up-to-date with new articles.