Solution of the Equation of Transfer for Coherent Scattering in an Exponential Atmosphere by the Method of Discrete Ordinates
Abstract
A solution of the transfer equation for coherent scattering in stellar atmosphere with Planck's function as a nonlinear function of optical depth, viz., <MediaObject> <ImageObject FileRef="10509_2004_Article_BF00684480_TeX2GIFE1.gif" Format="GIF" Color="BlackWhite" Type="Linedraw" Rendition="HTML"/> </MediaObject> B_v (T) = b_0 + b_1 {text{ }}e^{  β tau } is obtained by the method of discrete ordinates originally due to Chandrasekhar.
 Publication:

Astrophysics and Space Science
 Pub Date:
 June 1992
 DOI:
 10.1007/BF00684480
 Bibcode:
 1992Ap&SS.192..209K
 Keywords:

 Coherent Radiation;
 Radiative Transfer;
 Stellar Atmospheres;
 Computational Astrophysics;
 Nonlinear Equations;
 Plancks Constant;
 Astrophysics