Friday (09.03.2012)

Density Matrix Renormalization Group;
The ALPS project


09:30 -- 10:30: Lecture [SR THP]
10:30 -- 10:45: Coffee
10:45 -- 11:45: Lecture [SR THP]
11:45 -- 12:30: Computer practical [cip-Pool]
12:30 -- 13:30: Lunch
13:30 -- 16:30: Computer practical [cip-Pool]
16:30 -- 17:00: Lecture: summary and farewell [SR THP]


Exploiting entanglement, and the Density Matrix Renormalization Group (DMRG).
Introduction to the ALPS project.
Application to the Heisenberg spin-chains.

Resources

The Day 5 computer practical comprises a set of online tutorials for the ALPS package. Start off with the DMRG calculation for the Heisenberg spin chain, locateed here

Lecture slides for 'The ALPS project: open source software for strongly correlated systems' can be found here

Lecture slides for 'Summary: numerical methods for many-particle systems' can be found here