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Online ISSN : 2423-8872
Print ISSN : 0029-0181
ISSN-L : 0029-0181
ALPS: Software for Simulations of Quantum Many-body System as "Experiment Technology"(Experimental Development)
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2015 Volume 70 Issue 4 Pages 275-282

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The ALPS (Algorithms and Libraries for Physics Simulations) project, an international collaboration to develop open-source software for the simulation of strongly correlated quantum many-body systems, is presented. The ALPS provides common libraries and evaluation tools useful for simulations of the quantum lattice models, as well as high-quality application programs based on the state-of-the-art algorithms. The programs enable non-experts to start carrying out numerical simulations by using the standard and important algorithms for quantum lattice models: the exact diagonalization, the classical and quantum Monte Carlo, the density matrix renormalization group (DMRG), and the dynamical mean-field theory (DMFT). The ALPS software is available from the ALPS web site at http://alps.comp-phys. org/.

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