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SNEC: SuperNova Explosion Code

Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 3:21 am
by Ada Coda
SNEC: SuperNova Explosion Code

Abstract: SNEC (SuperNova Explosion Code) is a spherically-symmetric Lagrangian radiation-hydrodynamics code that follows supernova explosions through the envelope of their progenitor star, produces bolometric (and approximate multi-color) light curve predictions, and provides input to spectral synthesis codes for spectral modeling. SNEC's features include 1D (spherical) Lagrangian Newtonian hydrodynamics with artificial viscosity, stellar equation of state with a Saha solver ionization/recombination, equilibrium flux-limited photon diffusion with OPAL opacities and low-temperature opacities, and prediction of bolometric light curves and multi-color lightcurves (in the blackbody approximation).

Credit: Morozova, V.; Ott, C. D.; Piro, A. L.


Bibcode: 2015ascl.soft05033M

ID: ascl:1505.033