PHITS from beginner to advanced course
Practical information
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Date: 13-17 May 2024
Place: NEA Headquarters
            46, Quai Alphonse Le Gallo
            92100 Boulogne-Billancourt (Paris) - FRANCE
Minimum enrollment: 10 participants
Maximum enrollment: 20 participants
Course fee: 650 EUR
Registration deadline: 5 April 2024
Payment deadline: 12 April 2024


This five-day training course will be taught in English by the PHITS development team from JAEA.

Holding a personal PHITS 3.33 licence is mandatory for the course. Participants are required to bring their laptop. More information will provided soon regarding this matter.

For information on how to get to the Nuclear Energy Agency and for nearby hotelsclick here.


PHITS (Particle and Heavy Ion Transport code System) is a general purpose Monte Carlo particle transport simulation code developed in collaboration with the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) and several institutes all over the world. The code can simulate the transport of nearly all particles over wide energy ranges, using nuclear reaction models and nuclear data libraries. PHITS can support your research in the fields of accelerator technology, radiotherapy, space radiation, and in other fields related to particle and heavy ion transport phenomena. Visit the PHITS website for more detailed information.

The course covers the basics, advanced functions and practical applications of PHITS:

  • definition of 3D geometry, sources and tallies including various exercises
  • advanced sessions on variance reduction, definition of force fields, and the CT image handling
  • individual hands-on sessions

Through this tutorial, participants can learn most of the features of PHITS, from basic to advanced, using the lecture materials of the standard package and users’ own input/output files.


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Payment information

The registration fee is 650 EUR to be paid by credit card no later than by 12 April 2024. Payment information will be provided upon completion of the registration form.

Course fees are refundable until 5 April 2024. After this date, course fees will not be refunded.

Note aux participants français : l'OCDE/NEA n'est pas un centre de formation. Les frais d'inscriptions sont dus avant le début de la prestation et il ne sera pas établi de convention de stage.