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Stellar Astrophysics

2017 - 2:1
Friedrich Kupka / Herbert J. Muthsam, 
Modelling of stellar convection

lrca-2015-2
Wolfram Schmidt, 
Large Eddy Simulations in Astrophysics

Relativistic Astrophysics

lrca-2015-3
José María Martí / Ewald Müller, 
Grid-based Methods in Relativistic Hydrodynamics and Magnetohydrodynamics
lrca-2015-1
Stephan Rosswog, SPH Methods in the Modelling of Compact Objects

Planetary Astrophysics

[in preparation]

Interstellar Medium

[in preparation]

Cosmology

[in preparation]

Astrophysics of Galaxies

[in preparation]

Algorithms and Codes

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  • Higher order space-time PNPM methods in computational astrophysics [arXiv]
  • Large chemical networks in astrochemistry
  • Large-scale dark matter simulations
  • MHD turbulence
  • Modelling of nebular spectra for supernovae
  • Monte Carlo radiative transfer methods
  • Numerical aspects of dust evolution in disks
  • Numerical models of planetary atmosphere dynamics
  • Numerical simulations of core-collapse supernovae
  • PIC methods in astrophysics
  • Simulations of cosmic ray propagation
  • Simulations of the interstellar medium
  • Turbulence in proto-stellar disks
  • Unified first order hyperbolic formulation of continuum mechanics: developments and prospects
  • Vlasov solvers