Quantum Monte Carlo (QMC) Methods

Chapter

Abstract

Since Metropolis’s work , the Monte Carlo method has been applied not only to various statistical problems of classical systems, but also to many quantum mechanical systems. In this chapter, we briefly describe the extension of the Monte Carlo method to quantum mechanical systems.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaoru Ohno
    • 1
  • Keivan Esfarjani
    • 2
  • Yoshiyuki Kawazoe
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsYokohama National UniversityYokohamaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering and PhysicsUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA
  3. 3.New Industry Creation Hatchery CenterTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan

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