Third M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics June 14–17, 2005  

Tracked flame simulation for a type Ia supernova

Yongmin Zhanga,*, James Glimma,b, Srabasti Duttaa
aDepartment of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, University at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA bCenter for Data Intensive Computing, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11793, USA

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In this paper, we present a numerical model for a Type Ia supernova explosion. Our method is based on explicit tracking of the flame front, which is critically important to the accurate modeling of turbulent thermonuclear combustion.

Keywords:  Front tracking; Supernova; Combustion

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