Multidimensional simulations of pair-instability supernovae

@article{Chen2011MultidimensionalSO,
  title={Multidimensional simulations of pair-instability supernovae},
  author={Ke-Jung Chen and Alexander Heger and Ann S. Almgren},
  journal={Comput. Phys. Commun.},
  year={2011},
  volume={182},
  pages={254-256}
}
We present preliminary results from multidimensional numerical studies of pair-instability supernova (PSN), studying the fluid instabilities that occur in multiple spatial dimensions. We use the new radiation-hydrodynamics code, CASTRO, and introduce a new mapping procedure that defines the initial conditions for the multidimensional runs in such a way that conservation of physical quantities is guaranteed at any level of resolution. 

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