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LD IMC Radiative Transfer

Research highlighting a modified IMC technique, called LD IMC, that retains the correct equilibrium diffusion limit

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LD IMC Radiative Transfer

Implicit Monte Carlo (IMC) is a popular method for solving the thermal radiative transfer equations. For problems that have sufficiently small time steps and optically thick spatial cells, the standard IMC method can suffer from "teleportation error." (9/2016)

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