Advanced quantum Monte Carlo techniques for the many electron problem

Advanced course given by Sandro Sorella

Term: 2

Start: 07-01-2020 End: 27-03-2020 Room: 131

Credits: 5

Schedule: Wed 14:00 - 16:30, Thu 14:00 - 16:30

Program

 

  • Correlated wave functions in many body theory
  • Size consistency, size extensivity, entanglement entropy, area law
  • Variational Monte Carlo 
  • Diffusion Monte Carlo 
  • Reptation Monte Carlo
  • Matrix product states: DMRG as a variational approach