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MC3D-simulating polarization maps and more

Wolf, S. and Henning, Th. and Stecklum, B. (2003) MC3D-simulating polarization maps and more. In: Polarimetry in Astronomy. Proceedings of SPIE. No.4843. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 524-532. ISBN 9780819446220.

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MC3D is a three-dimensional, self-consistent continuum radiative transfer code. It can be used to determine the spatial temperature distribution in arbitrary dust/electron configurations, such as around young stellar objects or active galactic nuclei. Based on this temperature distribution, MC3D allows calculation of polarization maps, images, and spectral energy distributions. We present the numerical techniques applied in this code, describe its capabilities, and show instructive examples of previous applications.

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Additional Information:© 2003 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). This research was supported through the DFG grant Ste 605/10 within the program “Physics of star formation”, through the NASA grant NAG5-11645, and through the grant DP.10633 (project 101555).
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Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)Ste 605/10
Subject Keywords:Radiative transfer, Monte-Carlo method, Polarization
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Issue or Number:4843
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Official Citation:Sebastian Wolf, Thomas Henning, and Bringfried Stecklum "MC3D-simulating polarization maps and more", Proc. SPIE 4843, Polarimetry in Astronomy, (14 February 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.458867;
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