Astrophysics

 
 

Current projects

SPHYNX: an open source density-based new-generation Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics code for Astrophysical applications

 

SPH-EXA

Project to have a scalable and fault tolerant SPH kernel, developed into a mini/proxy co-design application.  Part of the Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing.

 

Core collapse Supernova

Numerical simulations of 3D CCSN using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics and different approximate neutrino treatments:

Type Ia Supernova in rotating WDs

Test the feasibility if the GCD scenario as SNIa engine taking into account the Coriolis forces that appear in rotating WDs.

 

DIAPHANE. A portable radiation treatment library

Development of a portable library for hydrodynamical simulations that includes different approximations to radiation/neutrino transport treatments. Part of the Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing.

 

Numerical hydrodynamics

Development in the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics method. Hydrodynamical instabilities and the Integral Approach to Derivatives. Dynamically adaptative kernels. 2D-axial SPH and self-gravity. Generalized volume elements.

 

Rubén M. Cabezón

Scientific Computing Center
sciCORE - Office 1011
Klingelberstrasse 61

Departement Physik
Universität Basel
Klingelbergstrasse 82


CH-4056 Basel
Switzerland

+41 61 207 18 80

ruben.cabezon <at> unibas.ch

   orcid.org/0000-0003-3546-3964

 
 
 

Publications

Nucleosynthesis in 2D Core-Collapse Supernova of 11.2 and 17.0 M Progenitors: Implications for Mo and Ru production.
Eichler, M.; Nakamura, K.; Takiwaki, T.; Kuroda, T.; Kotake, K.; Hempel, M.; Cabezón, R. M.; Liebendörfer, M.; Thielemann, F.-K.
Accepted by J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. (2017)

SPHYNX: an accurate density-based SPH method for astrophysical applications.
Cabezón, R. M.; García-Senz, D.; Figueira, J.
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 606, A78 (2017)

DIAPHANE: a portable radiation transport library for astrophysical applications.
Reed, D.; Dykes, T.; Cabezón, R. M.; Gheller, C.; Mayer, L. 
Submitted to PASC17 (2017)

Simulation of X-ray Bursts and Superbursts.
Reichert, J.; Fehlmann, S.; Cabezón, R. M.; Thielemann, F.-K.
JPS Conf. Proc. 14 - NIC2016, 020604 (2017)

Nucleosynthesis in 2D Core-Collapse Supernova Long-Term Simulations of 11.2 and 17.0 M Progenitors.
Eichler, M.; Nakamura, K.; Takiwaki, T.; Kuroda, T.; Kotake, K.; Hempel, M.; Cabezón, R. M.; Liebendörfer, M.; Thielemann, F.-K.
JPS Conf. Proc. 14 - NIC2016, 020509 (2017)

An advanced leakage scheme for neutrino treatment in astrophysical simulations.
Perego, A.; Cabezón, R. M.; Käppeli, R. 
Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 223, 22 (2016)

Type Ia Supernovae: Can Coriolis force break the symmetry of the gravitational confined detonation explosion mechanism?
García-Senz, D.; Cabezón, R. M.; Domínguez, I.; Thielemann, F. K. 
Astrophysical Journal, 819, 132 (2016)

Equalizing resolution in smoothing particle hydrodynamics calculations using self-adaptive sinc kernels.
García-Senz, D.; Cabezón, R. M.; Escartín, J. A.; Ebinger, K. 
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 570, A14 (2014)

Neutrino-driven winds from neutron star merger remnants.
Perego, A.; Rosswog, S.; Cabezón, R. M.; Korobkon, O.; Käppeli, R.; Arcones, A.; Liebendoerfer, M. 
MNRAS, 443, 3134 (2014)

MODA: a new algorithm to compute the optical depth in multi-dimensional hydrodynamics simulations.
Perego, A.; Gafton, E.; Cabezón, R. M.; Rosswog, S.; Liebendoerfer, M. 
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 568, A11 (2014)

High resolution simulations of the head-on collision of white dwarfs.
García-Senz, D.; Cabezón, R. M.; Arcones, A.; Relaño, A.; Thielemann, F.-K. 
MNRAS, 436, 3413 (2013)

Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics: checking a tensor approach to calculating gradients.
Escartín, J. A.; García-Senz, D.; Cabezón R. M. 
Highlights of Spanish Astrophysics VII.
Proceedings of the X Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society
 (2013)

Testing the concept of integral approach to derivatives within the smoothed particle hydrodynamics technique in astrophysical scenarios.
Cabezón, R. M.; García-Senz, D.; Escartín J. A. 
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 545, A112 (2012)

Improving smoothed particle hydrodynamics with an integral approach to calculating gradients.
García-Senz, D.; Cabezón, R. M.; Escartín, J. 
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 538, A9 (2012)

ISFAA, prospects for an implicit SPH.
Escartín, J. A.; García-Senz, D.; Cabezón, R. M. 
Proceedings of the 6th International SPHERIC SPH Workshop (2011)

Merging in the common envelope and the origin of early R-type stars.
Piersanti, L.; Cabezón, R. M.; Zamora, O.; Domínguez, I.; García-Senz, D.; Abia, C.; Straniero, O.
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 522, A80 (2010)

The elusive nature of the R stars.
Domínguez, I.; Piersanti, L.; Cabezón, R. M.; Zamora, O.; García-Senz, D.; Abia, C.; Straniero, O.
Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana, 81, 1039 (2010)

Fluid Dynamics Simulations of Ejecta from Novae Explosions.
Campbell, S.; Jose, J.; Cabezon, R. M.; García-Berro, E. 
Proceedings of the 11th Symposium on Nuclei in the Cosmos. (2010)

Pulsating Reverse Detonation Models of Type Ia Supernovae. II. Explosion.
Bravo, E.; García-Senz, D.; Cabezón, R. M.; Domínguez, I. 
Astrophysical Journal, 695, 1257 (2009)

Axisymmetric smoothed particle hydrodynamics with self-gravity.
García-Senz, D.; Relaño, A.; Cabezón, R. M.; Bravo, E. 
MNRAS, 392, 346 (2009)

A one-parameter family of interpolating kernels for smoothed particle hydrodynamics studies.
Cabezón, Rubén M.; García-Senz, D.; Relaño, A. 
Journal of Computational Physics, 227, 8523 (2008)

Constraining Deflagration Models of Type Ia Supernovae through Intermediate-Mass Elements.
García-Senz, D.; Bravo, E.; Cabezón, R. M.; Woosley, S. E. 
Astrophysical Journal, 660, 509 (2007)

Gravitational waves as tracers of nuclear equation of state.
Cabezón, R. M.; García-Senz, D. 
Proceedings of Science (Supernova) 007 (2007)

High-Temperature Combustion: Approaching Equilibrium Using Nuclear Networks.
Cabezón, R. M.; García-Senz, D.; Bravo, E. 
Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 151, 345 (2004)

Coupling nuclear reaction rates with temperature in explosive conditions.
García-Senz, D., Cabezón, R. M. 
Nuclear Physics A, 718, 566 (2003)