Numerical methods in many-body physics: an introduction to DMRG & Co I

Seminar date and time: 
Friday, 4 February, 2011 - 13:00
Affiliation: 
GIQ (UAB)
Author: 
Gabriele De Chiara
Location: 
IFAE Seminar Room

I will present a survey on the many-body problem and some numerical techniques to deal with it. In particular I will concentrate on the density matrix renormalization group algorithm, describing its capabilities, limitations and recent breakthroughs inspired by Quantum Information theory.

References:
U. Schollwöck, The density-matrix renormalization group in the age of matrix product states, Ann. Phys. (NY) 326, 96 (2011).

U. Schollwöck, The density-matrix renormalization group, Rev. Mod. Phys. 77, 259 (2005).

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