Radiative Heat Transfer with Quasi Monte Carlo Methods

  • A. Kersch
  • W. Morokoff
Conference paper


Monte Carlo simulation is often used to solve radiative transfer problems where complex physical phenomena and geometries must be handled. Slow convergence is a well known disadvantage of this method. In this paper we demonstrate that a significant improvement in computation time can be achieved by using Quasi-Monte Carlo (QMC) methods to simulate Rapid Thermal Processing.


Radiative Heat Transfer Rapid Thermal Processing Radiative Transfer Problem Halton Sequence Complex Physical Phenomenon 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Kersch
    • 1
  • W. Morokoff
    • 2
  1. 1.Corporate Research and DevelopmentSiemens AGMünchenGermany
  2. 2.IMAUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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