Ulrich Schollwöck - Disentangling strongly correlated Quantum Systems

CFEL Theory Seminar

  • Datum: 23.11.2016
  • Uhrzeit: 14:00 - 15:00
  • Vortragende(r): Ulrich Schollwöck
  • LMU, Munich
  • Ort: CFEL (Bldg. 99)
  • Raum: Seminar Room I-III, EG.076-080
  • Gastgeber: Angel Rubio / Martin Eckstein
Ulrich Schollwöck - Disentangling strongly correlated Quantum Systems
Strongly correlated quantum systems, where more traditional methods of quantum many-body physics fail, have attracted enormous attention over the last decades but still provide formidable problems for our understanding: High-Tc superconductors, frustrated quantum magnets, transition metal oxide and rear earth materials, ultracold atomic gases in optical lattices. Key numerical advances have been made using so-called tensor network methods, the best known of which is the density matrix renormalization group (DMRG). After an introduction into the methodology, I want to presentselected results from areas which in my view present particularly interesting challenges also in the future: non-equilibrium dynamics of correlated systems (here: ultracold atoms in lattices) and material properties of threedimensionaltransition metal oxides.
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