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TAU: 1D radiative transfer code for transmission spectroscopy of extrasolar planet atmospheres

Postby owlice » Tue May 14, 2013 3:07 am

TAU: 1D radiative transfer code for transmission spectroscopy of extrasolar planet atmospheres

Abstract: TAU is a 1D line-by-line radiative transfer code for modeling transmission spectra of close-in extrasolar planets. The code calculates the optical path through the planetary atmosphere of the radiation from the host star and quantifies the absorption due to the modeled composition in a transmission spectrum of transit depth as a function of wavelength. The code is written in C++ and is parallelized using OpenMP.

Credit: Hollis, M. D. J.; Tessenyi, M.; Tinetti, G.

Site: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/exoplanets/tau
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2013arXiv1305.2787H

Bibcode: 2013ascl.soft05014H

ID: ascl:1305.014
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