# Cosmological radiative transfer codes comparison project – I. The static density field tests

@article{Iliev2006CosmologicalRT, title={Cosmological radiative transfer codes comparison project – I. The static density field tests}, author={Ilian T. Iliev and Benedetta Ciardi and Marcelo A. Alvarez and Antonella Maselli and Andrea Ferrara and Nickolay Y. Gnedin and Garrelt Mellema and Taishi Nakamoto and Michael L. Norman and Alexei O. Razoumov and Erik-Jan Rijkhorst and Jelle Ritzerveld and Paul R. Shapiro and Hajime Susa and Masayuki Umemura and Daniel J. Whalen Cita and M.Pi and UTexas and Sissa and Fermilab and UChicago and Astron. and Leiden Obs. and UTsukuba and U. C. San Diego and Oak Ridge Natl. Lab. and Rikkyo U. Lanl}, journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society}, year={2006}, volume={371}, pages={1057-1086} }

Radiative transfer (RT) simulations are now at the forefront of numerical astrophysics. They are becoming crucial for an increasing number of astrophysical and cosmological problems; at the same time their computational cost has come within reach of currently available computational power. Further progress is retarded by the considerable number of different algorithms (including various flavours of ray tracing and moment schemes) developed, which makes the selection of the most suitable…

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