Athena++: Radiation GR magnetohydrodynamics code

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Athena++: Radiation GR magnetohydrodynamics code

Post by Ada Coda » Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:58 pm

Athena++: Radiation GR magnetohydrodynamics code

Abstract: Athena++ is a complete re-write of the Athena astrophysical magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) code (ascl:1010.014) in C++. Compared to earlier versions, the Athena++ code has much more flexible coordinate and grid options and supports new physics. It also offers significantly improved performance and scalability, and improved source code clarity and modularity. Athena++ supports compressible hydrodynamics and MHD in 1D, 2D, and 3D, and special and general relativistic hydrodynamics and MHD. In addition, it supports Cartesian, cylindrical, or spherical polar coordinates; static or adaptive mesh refinement in any coordinate system; mixed parallelization with both OpenMP and MPI; and a task-based execution model for improved load balancing, scalability and modularity.

Credit: Stone, James M.; Tomida, Kengo; White, Christopher; Felker, Kyle Gerard


Bibcode: 2019ascl.soft12005S

ID: ascl:1912.005
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