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The 2D continuum radiative transfer problem Benchmark results for disk configurations

Pascucci, I. and Wolf, S. and Steinacker, J. and Dullemond, C. P. and Henning, Th. and Niccolini, G. and Woitke, P. and Lopez, B. (2004) The 2D continuum radiative transfer problem Benchmark results for disk configurations. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 417 (3). pp. 793-805. ISSN 0004-6361. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20040017.

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We present benchmark problems and solutions for the continuum radiative transfer (RT) in a 2D disk configuration. The reliability of three Monte-Carlo and two grid-based codes is tested by comparing their results for a set of well-defined cases which differ for optical depth and viewing angle. For all the configurations, the overall shape of the resulting temperature and spectral energy distribution is well reproduced.
The solutions we provide can be used for the verification of other RT codes. We also point out the advantages and disadvantages of the various numerical techniques applied to solve the RT problem.

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Additional Information:© 2004 ESO. Received: 26 July 2002. Accepted: 2 January 2004. The developements of MCTRANSF has taken advantages of several discussions with Anne Dutrey to adapt its performances in agreement with the problems related to the disk of YSOs. C. P. Dullemond acknowledges support from the European Commission under TMR grant ERBFMRX-CT98-0195 ("Accretion onto black holes, compact objects and prototars").
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Subject Keywords:radiative transfer - stars: circumstellar matter - methods: numerical
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Official Citation:The 2D continuum radiative transfer problem - Benchmark results for disk configurations I. Pascucci, S. Wolf, J. Steinacker, C. P. Dullemond, Th. Henning, G. Niccolini, P. Woitke and B. Lopez A&A, 417 3 (2004) 793-805 DOI:
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