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Multigrid Monte Carlo Methods

  • E. LohJr.
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 33)

Abstract

This paper is intended to be a tutorial on multigrid Monte Carlo techniques, illustrated with two examples. Path-integral quantum Monte Carlo is seen to take only a finite amount of computer time even as the paths are discretized on infinitesimally small scales. A method for eliminating critical slowing down completely — even for models with discrete degrees of freedom, as in Potts models, or discrete excitations, such as isolated vortices in the XY model — is presented.

Keywords

Multigrid Method Coarse Level World Line Imaginary Time Dynamical Exponent 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. LohJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Theoretical Division and Center for Nonlinear StudiesLos Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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