CMACIONIZE 2.0: a novel task-based approach to Monte Carlo radiation transfer

  title={CMACIONIZE 2.0: a novel task-based approach to Monte Carlo radiation transfer},
  author={Bert Vandenbroucke and Peter Camps},
  journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
Context. Monte Carlo radiative transfer (MCRT) is a widely used technique to model the interaction between radiation and a medium. It plays an important role in astrophysical modelling and when these models are compared with observations. Aims. We present a novel approach to MCRT that addresses the challenging memory-access patterns of traditional MCRT algorithms, which prevent an optimal performance of MCRT simulations on modern hardware with a complex memory architecture. Methods. We… 

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