# Numerical radiative transfer with state-of-the-art iterative methods made easy

@article{Lambert2015NumericalRT, title={Numerical radiative transfer with state-of-the-art iterative methods made easy}, author={Julien Lambert and F. Paletou and Eric Josselin and J. M. Glorian}, journal={European Journal of Physics}, year={2015}, volume={37} }

This article presents an on-line tool and its accompanying software resources for the numerical solution of basic radiation transfer out of local thermodynamic equilibrium (LTE). State-of-the-art stationary iterative methods such as Accelerated Λ-iteration and Gauss–Seidel schemes, using a short characteristics-based formal solver are used. We also comment on typical numerical experiments associated to the basic non-LTE radiation problem. These resources are intended for the largest use and…

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Radiative transfer out of local thermodynamic equilibrium (LTE) has been increasingly adressed, mostly numerically, for about six decades now. However the standard non-LTE problem most often refers…

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