Numerical Approaches to Quantum Many-Body Systems

January 22 - 30, 2009

Schedule


Thursday, January 22, 2009

9:00 - 10:15
Werner Krauth (École Normale Supérieure)

Lecture: Introduction to Monte Carlo
PDF Presentation

10:30 - 11:45
Anders Sandvik (Boston University)

Lecture: Introduction to Quantum Monte Carlo
PDF Presentation

12:00 - 12:45
Matthias Troyer (ETH Zürich)

Lecture: QMC and Sign Problem
PDF Presentation

2:15 - 2:45
Matthias Troyer (ETH Zürich)

Lecture: Introduction to ALPS
PDF Presentation

3:00 - 6:00
Matthias Troyer (ETH Zürich)

Hands-On: ALPS Installation, Classical Monte Carlo


Friday, January 23, 2009

9:00 - 10:15
Thomas Schulthess (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Zurich)

Lecture: High-Performance Computing
PDF Presentation

10:30 - 11:45
Andreas Läuchli (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik Komplexer Systeme)

Lecture: Introduction to Exact Diagonalization
PDF Presentation

12:00 - 12:45
Simon Trebst (Microsoft Station Q)

Lecture: Series Expansions
PDF Presentation

2:00 - 2:45
Nikolay Prokof'ev (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Lecture: Continuous-Time QMC (worms)
PDF Presentation

3:00 - 6:00
Andreas Läuchli (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik Komplexer Systeme)

Hands-On: Exact Diagonalization


Saturday, January 24, 2009

9:00 - 10:15
Steve White (University of California, Irvine (UCI))

Lecture: Introduction to DMRG
PDF Presentation

10:30 - 11:45
Ulrich Schollwöck (RWTH Aachen)

Lecture: Time-Dependent DMRG
PDF Presentation

12:00 - 12:45
Guifre Vidal (University of Queensland)

Lecture: Tensor Networks
PDF Presentation

2:15 - 2:45
Guifre Vidal (University of Queensland)

Lecture: Entanglement Renormalization
PDF Presentation

3:00 - 6:00
Fakher Assaad (Bayerische-Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg)

Hands-On: QMC or DMRG


Monday, January 26, 2009

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
Nikolay Prokof'ev (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Diagrammatic Monte Carlo: What Happens to the Sign-Problem?
PDF Presentation

11:30 - 12:20
Fakher Assaad (Bayerische-Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg)

Weak Coupling CT-QMC, Projective Schemes and Its Application to the Electron-Phonon Problem
PDF Presentation

2:30 - 3:20
Olivier Parcollet (Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique (CEA) - Centre d'Études Nucléaires de Saclay (CENS))

DMFT and Beyond: From Quantum Impurities to High Temperature Superconductors
PDF Presentation

4:00 - 4:50

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
Hartmut Monien (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)

From Random Matrix Theory to Optimal Frequency Grids

11:30 - 12:20
Rajiv Singh (University of California, Davis (UC Davis))

Linked-Cluster Series-Expansion Methods for Quantum Lattice Models
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

2:30 - 3:20
Andreas Läuchli (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik Komplexer Systeme)

Exact Diagonalization: A Smart Tool to Study New States of Quantum Matter
PDF Presentation

4:00 - 4:50
Didier Poilblanc (Université de Toulouse III (Paul Sabatier))

Simulations of Quantum Dimer Models
PDF Presentation


Wednesday, January 28, 2009

9:00 - 9:50
Steve White (University of California, Irvine (UCI))

Traditional DMRG Approaches for 2D Frustrated and Doped Quantum Systems
PDF Presentation

10:15 - 11:05
11:30 - 12:20
Roman Orus (University of Queensland)

Progress on Infinite TPS/PEPS Algorithms
PDF Presentation

2:00 - 2:50
Sandy Irani (University of California, Irvine (UCI))

Ground State Complexity in One Dimensional Quantum Systems
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

3:15 - 4:05
Guifre Vidal (University of Queensland)

Recent Progress in Entanglement Renormalization
PDF Presentation

4:30 - 5:20

Thursday, January 29, 2009

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
Kevin Beach (University of Alberta)

Valence Bond Quantum Monte Carlo Methods

11:30 - 12:20
Norbert Schuch (Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik)

Quantum Simulation with String-Bond States: Joining PEPS and Monte Carlo
PDF Presentation

2:30 - 3:20

Friday, January 30, 2009

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
11:30 - 12:20
2:00 - 2:50
3:30 - 4:20
Matthew Fisher (University of California, Santa Barbara (UC Santa Barbara))

Circumnavigating the Sign Problem in 2D Spin, Bose and Non-Fermi Liquid Metals

4:20 - 4:50
Ulrich Schollwöck (RWTH Aachen)

Closing Remarks