Numerical Relativity with the Conformal Field Equations

@article{Husa2002NumericalRW,
  title={Numerical Relativity with the Conformal Field Equations},
  author={Sascha Husa},
  journal={Lecture Notes in Physics},
  year={2002},
  volume={617},
  pages={159-192}
}
  • S. Husa
  • Published 2002
  • Physics
  • Lecture Notes in Physics
I discuss the conformal approach to the numerical simulation of radiating isolated systems in general relativity. The method is based on conformal compactification and a reformulation of the Einstein equations in terms of rescaled variables, the so-called “conformal field equations” developed by Friedrich. These equations allow to include “infinity” on a finite grid, solving regular equations, whose solutions give rise to solutions of the Einstein equations of (vacuum) general relativity. The… Expand
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