Introduction to Path Integral Monte Carlo in Continuous Space

Advanced course given by , Saverio Moroni

Term: 0

Start: 12-02-2020 End: 20-02-2020 Room: 131

Credits: 1

Schedule: Wed 14:00 - 16:30, Thu 14:00 - 16:30

Program

1. The quantum-classical isomorphism.
2. Bose condensation and superfluidity.
3. The Worm Algorithm.
4. Variational Path Integral.
5. Hands-on tutorial: phase diagram of 4He in 2D.

References:
D.M. Ceperley, RMP 67, 279 (1996)
M. Boninsegni, N.V. Prokof'ev, and B.V. Svistunov, PRE 74, 036701 (2006)