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

  title={Simple excision of a black hole in 3 + 1 numerical relativity},
  author={Miguel Alcubierre and Bernd Bruegmann},
  journal={Physical Review D},
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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