# Simple excision of a black hole in 3 + 1 numerical relativity

@article{Alcubierre2001SimpleEO, title={Simple excision of a black hole in 3 + 1 numerical relativity}, author={Miguel Alcubierre and Bernd Bruegmann}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2001}, volume={63}, pages={104006} }

We describe a simple implementation of black hole excision in 3+1 numerical relativity. We apply this technique to a Schwarzschild black hole with octant symmetry in Eddington-Finkelstein coordinates and show how one can obtain accurate, long-term stable numerical evolutions.

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