Decomposing the iron cross-correlation signal of the ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-76b in transmission using 3D Monte Carlo radiative transfer

@article{Wardenier2021DecomposingTI,
  title={Decomposing the iron cross-correlation signal of the ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-76b in transmission using 3D Monte Carlo radiative transfer},
  author={Joost P. Wardenier and Vivien Parmentier and Elspeth K. H. Lee and Michael R. Line and Ehsan Gharib-Nezhad},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2021}
}
Ultra-hot Jupiters are tidally locked gas giants with dayside temperatures high enough to dissociate hydrogen and other molecules. Their atmospheres are vastly non-uniform in terms of chemistry, temperature, and dynamics, and this makes their high-resolution transmission spectra and cross-correlation signal difficult to interpret. In this work, we use the SPARC/MITgcm global circulation model to simulate the atmosphere of the ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-76b under different conditions, such as… 
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