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

  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},
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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