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dc.contributor.authorWong, B. T.
dc.contributor.authorMengüç, Mustafa Pınar
dc.date.accessioned2010-08-27T07:28:29Z
dc.date.available2010-08-27T07:28:29Z
dc.date.issued2010-02
dc.identifier.issn0022-4073
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10679/93
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022407309003094
dc.descriptionDue to copyright restrictions, the access to the full text of this article is only available via subscription.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe scalar Boltzmann transport equation (BTE) is often applicable to radiative energy transfer, electron–beam propagation, as well as thermal conduction by electrons and phonons provided that the characteristic length of the system is much larger than the wavelength of energy carriers and that certain interference phenomena and the polarization nature of carriers are ignored. It is generally difficult to solve the BTE analytically unless a series of assumptions are introduced for the particle distribution function and scattering terms. Yet, the BTE can be solved using statistical approaches such as Monte Carlo (MC) methods without simplifying the underlying physics significantly. Derivations of the MC methods are relatively straightforward and their implementation can be achieved with little effort; they are also quite powerful in accounting for complicated physical situations and geometries. MC simulations in radiative transfer, electron–beam propagation, and thermal conduction by electrons and phonons have similar simulation procedures; however, there are important differences in implementing the algorithms and scattering properties between these simulations. The objective of this review article is to present these simulation procedures in detail and to show that it is possible to adapt an existing MC computer code, for instance, in radiative transfer, to account for physics in electron–beam transport or phonon (or electronic thermal) conduction by sorting out the differences and implementing the correct corresponding steps. Several simulation results are presented and some of the difficulties associated with different applications are explained.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipKentucky Science and Engineering Foundation ; Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherElsevieren_US
dc.relation.ispartofJournal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer
dc.rightsrestrictedAccess
dc.titleA unified Monte Carlo treatment of the transport of electromagnetic energy, electrons, and phonons in absorbing and scattering mediaen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.peerreviewedyesen_US
dc.publicationstatuspublisheden_US
dc.contributor.departmentÖzyeğin University
dc.contributor.authorID(ORCID 0000-0001-5483-587X & YÖK ID 141825) Mengüç, Pınar
dc.contributor.ozuauthorMengüç, Mustafa Pınar
dc.identifier.volume111
dc.identifier.issue3
dc.identifier.startpage399
dc.identifier.endpage419
dc.identifier.wosWOS:000273913600009
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.jqsrt.2009.10.008
dc.subject.keywordsMonte Carloen_US
dc.subject.keywordsRadiative transferen_US
dc.subject.keywordsElectron–beam transporten_US
dc.subject.keywordsPhonon transporten_US
dc.subject.keywordsElectronic thermal conductionen_US
dc.subject.keywordsRadiative transfer equationen_US
dc.subject.keywordsPhonon radiative transport equationen_US
dc.identifier.scopusSCOPUS:2-s2.0-70649097217
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