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[ascl:1601.004] Odyssey: Ray tracing and radiative transfer in Kerr spacetime

Odyssey is a GPU-based General Relativistic Radiative Transfer (GRRT) code for computing images and/or spectra in Kerr metric describing the spacetime around a rotating black hole. Odyssey is implemented in CUDA C/C++. For flexibility, the namespace structure in C++ is used for different tasks; the two default tasks presented in the source code are the redshift of a Keplerian disk and the image of a Keplerian rotating shell at 340GHz. Odyssey_Edu, an educational software package for visualizing the ray trajectories in the Kerr spacetime that uses Odyssey, is also available.

Code site:
https://github.com/hungyipu/Odyssey http://dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.45186
Appears in:
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016arXiv160102063P
Bibcode:
2016ascl.soft01004P

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