Techniques for simulating radiative transfer through porous media

Rich Townsend

Bartol Research Institute, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA

In this contribution, I discuss some basic techniques that can be used to simulate radiative transfer through porous media. As specific examples, I consider scattering transfer through a clumped slab, and X-ray emission line formation in a clumped wind.

Reference: To appear in proceedings of "Clumping in Hot Star Winds" conference (Potsdam, Germany, June 2007)
Status: Conference proceedings