Conclusions and Further Work

  • Katy CloughEmail author
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


In this thesis, we introduced and described \(\mathtt {GRChombo}\), a new multi-purpose numerical relativity code built using the Chombo framework. It is a \(3+1\)D finite difference code based on the BSSN/CCZ4 evolution scheme. It supports Berger-Collela type AMR evolution with Berger-Rigoutsos block structured grid generation and is fully parallelised via the Message Passing Interface. Time evolution is via standard 4th order Runge–Kutta time-stepping.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for AstrophysicsUniversity of GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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