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Quantum Monte Carlo Simulations of Real Solids

  • W. M. C. Foulkes
  • M. Nekovee
  • R. L. Gaudoin
  • M. L. Stedman
  • R. J. Needs
  • R. Q. Hood
  • G. Rajagopal
  • M. D. Towler
  • P. R. C. Kent
  • Y. Lee
  • W.-K. Leung
  • A. R. Porter
  • S. J. Breuer

Abstract

Computer simulation has become a standard tool in almost all areas of science, engineering and technology, and its pervasive importance was one of the clearest themes to have emerged from the recent U.K. Technology Foresight Exercise. The Foresight Steering Group Report emphasised that the impressive recent advances in our understanding of complex systems are largely attributable to the use of computer simulation, and identified the field as a main priority for the future.

Keywords

Local Density Approximation Grand Unify Theory Schrodinger Equation Quantum Monte Carlo Quantum Monte Carlo Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. M. C. Foulkes
    • 1
  • M. Nekovee
    • 1
  • R. L. Gaudoin
    • 1
  • M. L. Stedman
    • 1
  • R. J. Needs
    • 2
  • R. Q. Hood
    • 2
  • G. Rajagopal
    • 2
  • M. D. Towler
    • 2
  • P. R. C. Kent
    • 2
  • Y. Lee
    • 2
  • W.-K. Leung
    • 2
  • A. R. Porter
    • 2
  • S. J. Breuer
    • 3
  1. 1.Blackett LaboratoryImperial CollegeUK
  2. 2.Cavendish LaboratoryCambridge UniversityUK
  3. 3.Edinburgh Parallel Computing CentreUniversity of EdinburghUK

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