2019/06/17: Announcement of 1st English PHITS course in Japan

We are pleased to announce that we will have a English PHITS training course in Ibaraki Quantum Beam Research Center in Japan 20-21 Aug, 2019. The details are as follows:
/Venue : Ibaraki Quantum Beam Research Center (IQBRC, close to JAEA and J-PARC)(Access map)
/Date : 20-21st August 2019
/Deadline for registration: 12th July 2019
/Registration Fee : Free
/Tutors : Tatsuhiko Sato, Takuya Furuta, Pi-En Tsai (JAEA)
/Contents : Basic course.
/Entry qualifications : None

Japanese PHITS tutorial will be held in parallel to the English course. Please see Announcement of 1st English PHITS tutorial in Japan in more details.
If you have any question on this course, please email to PHITS office. We are looking forward to seeing you at Tokai village in Japan!



2019/06/13: Announcement of PHITS course in VINATOM, Vietnam

We are pleased to announce that we will have a PHITS training course in VINATOM in Vietnam 27-30 Aug, 2019. The details are as follows
/Venue : Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology, VINATOM (http://www.inst.gov.vn/index.php/eng)
/Date : 27-30th August 2019
/Deadline for registration: 26th July 2019
/Registration Fee : Free
/Tutors :  Tatsuhiko Sato (JAEA), Lembit Sihver (TU Wien)
/Contents : Comprehensive tutorial course ranging from the basics to advanced contents.
/Entry qualifications : None
/Local organizer : Dr. Le Ngoc Thiem (VINATOM)

Please see Announcement of the PHITS Tutorial in Vietnam in more details.
If you have any question on this course, please email to PHITS office. We are looking forward to seeing you at Vietnam!




2019/05/08: Registration of PHITS course in OECD/NEA is started

Registration of the PHITS course in OECD/NEA is started.
If you are interested in, please access OECD/NEA training course page for registration now!

The details are as follows
/Venue : OECD-NEA, FRANCE (https://www.oecd-nea.org/general/location/)
/Date : 16-20th September 2019
/Fee : 500 Euros
/Tutors :  Tatsuhiko OGAWA, Pi-en TSAI (JAEA. PHITS authors)




2019/04/09: Release of PHITS version 3.10 and introduction of new export control policy

PHITS version 3.10 was released! The features of the new version of PHITS are written in update log. You can also find some important new features in this pdf file.

The export control polocy of PHITS was also changed. You can obtain the full package or update patch of PHITS 3.10 by submitting our new application form. Please see how to get page in more detail.




2018/12/21: Announcement of PHITS course in OECD/NEA, France

We are pleased to announce that we will have a PHITS training course in OECD/NEA in France on 16-20 Sep, 2019. The details are as follows
/Venue : OECD-NEA, FRANCE (https://www.oecd-nea.org/general/location/)
/Date : 16-20th September 2019
/Fee : 500 Euros
/Tutors :  Tatsuhiko OGAWA, Pi-en TSAI (JAEA. PHITS authors)
/Contents : Comprehensive tutorial course ranging from the basics to advanced contents.
/Entry qualifications : People who work in one of the OECD-NEA data bank member states, Canada or US.

You can register the course via OECD/NEA training course page from spring 2019.
If you have any question on this course, please email to PHITS office. We are looking forward to seeing you at Paris!





2018/01/09: Publication on the latest PHITS (Ver.3.02)

The paper describing the features of the latest version of PHITS, Ver. 3.02, has been published as an open-access article in JNST.
It will be a new official reference of PHITS.
Tatsuhiko Sato, Yosuke Iwamoto, Shintaro Hashimoto, Tatsuhiko Ogawa, Takuya Furuta, Shin-ichiro Abe, Takeshi Kai, Pi-En Tsai, Norihiro Matsuda, Hiroshi Iwase, Nobuhiro Shigyo, Lembit Sihver and Koji Niita
Features of Particle and Heavy Ion Transport code System (PHITS) version 3.02, J. Nucl. Sci. Technol., 2018,
https://doi.org/10.1080/00223131.2017.1419890
This is an open access article, and you can download it from here.

Please have a read of this to know about the recent upgrades and make use of them for your work.
Please do not forget to cite this article in your future publications on PHITS.

Please also refer the following about benchmark calculations, when you discuss about the accuracy of PHITS.
Yosuke Iwamoto, Tatsuhiko Sato, Shintaro Hashimoto, Tatsuhiko Ogawa, Takuya Furuta, Shin-ichiro Abe, Takeshi Kai, Norihiro Matsuda, Ryuji Hosoyamada and Koji Niita
Benchmark study of the recent version of the PHITS code, J. Nucl. Sci. Technol. 54:5, (2017) 617-635.
Open access



2016/09/30: Release of update patch to PHITS2.88

Update patch from PHITS2.52 (or later) to 2.88 is released!
The procedure for the update has been announced via PHITS mailing list. You can register mailing list from contact page.
The update patch works only for PHITS2.52 (or later), so if you do not have recent version of PHITS, please obtain the code from OECD/NEA, RSICC, or RIST. (see How to Get page in more detail)

The features of the new version of PHITS are written in update log. You can also find some important new features in this pdf file.

We think that PHITS2.88 is greatly improved from the previous versions, and we appreciate your feedback very much.



Log of PHITS information before Aug. 2016. here