Quantum Monte Carlo Methods in Physics and Chemistry / Edition 1

Quantum Monte Carlo Methods in Physics and Chemistry / Edition 1

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by M.P. Nightingale
     
 

ISBN-10: 0792355520

ISBN-13: 9780792355526

Pub. Date: 12/31/1998

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This book contains lectures on the basic theory and applications of qu antum Monte Carlo methods, with contributions written by authorities i n the field. Although tutorial in nature, it includes current developm ents. Both continuum systems and lattice models are covered. The appli cations include atomic, molecular, and solid state physics, statistica l and

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This book contains lectures on the basic theory and applications of qu antum Monte Carlo methods, with contributions written by authorities i n the field. Although tutorial in nature, it includes current developm ents. Both continuum systems and lattice models are covered. The appli cations include atomic, molecular, and solid state physics, statistica l and low-temperature physics, and nuclear structure. Suitable for Ph. D. students and beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792355526
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/31/1998
Series:
Nato Science Series C: (closed), #525
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
Pages:
467
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Basics, Quantum Monte Carlo and Statistical Mechanics; M.P. Nightingale. 2. Shastic Diagonalization; H. de Raedt, et al. 3. World-Line Quantum Monte Carlo; R.T. Scalettar. 4. Variational Monte Carlo in Solids; S. Fahy. 5. Variational Monte Carlo Basics and Applications to Atoms and Molecules; C.J. Umrigar. 6. Calculations of Exchange Frequencies with Path Integral Monte Carlo: Solid 3He Adsorbed on Graphite; B. Bernu, D. Ceperley. 7. Static Response of Homogeneous Quantum Fluids by Diffusion Monte Carlo; G. Senatore, et al. 8. Equilibrium and Dynamical Path Integral Methods: An Introduction; J.D. Doll, et al. 9. Diffusion Monte Carlo; L. Mitas. 10. Fermion Monte Carlo; M.H. Kalos, F. Pederiva. 11. Quantum Monte Carlo in Nuclear Physics; J. Carlson. 12. Reputation Quantum Monte Carlo: A Round-Trip Tour from Classical Diffusion to Quantum Mechanics; S. Baroni, S. Moroni. 13. Quantum Monte Carlo for Lattice Fermions; A. Muramatsu. 14. Phase Separation in the 2D Hubbard Model: A Challenging Application of Fixed-Node QMC; G.B. Bachelet, A.C. Cosentini. 15. Constrained Path Monte Carlo for Fermions; Shiwei Zhang. 16. Serial and Parallel Random Number Generation; M. Mascagni. 17. Fixed-Node DMC for Fermions on a Lattice: Application to Doped Fullerides; E. Koch, et al. 18. Index.

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