The links below are to the final versions of the lecture notes
(Mon Oct 19 1998).
# Lectures

**Stefano Baroni & Saverio Moroni,**
CECAM, Lyon, France & Sissa, Trieste, Italy: *Reptation Quantum
Monte Carlo: a round-trip tour from classical diffusion to quantum
mechanics* [Notes (ps), (cond-mat), Exercises]

**Giovanni Bachelet,** Department of
Physics, University of Rome, Italy: *Phase separation in the 2D Hubbard model:
a challenging application of fixed-node QMC
*
[Notes (ps) ,
(cond-mat)

**Bernard Bernu,** University of Paris,
Orsay: *Calculations of exchange frequencies
with path integral Monte Carlo: solid 3He adsorbed on graphite
href="bernu-ceperley.ps">Notes (ps)]
*

**Joe Carlson,** Los Alamos National
Laboratory, USA:*Monte Carlo Methods in Nuclear Physics* (Notes (ps), Exercises)

**David Ceperley,** Department of
Physics, University of Illinois, USA: *Path-integral Monte Carlo
*
[Notes (ps),
Notes (TeX),
also see Bernu and Senatore]

**Jim Doll,** Department of Chemistry,
Brown University, USA: *Equilibrium and dynamical Path Integral
Methods: an Introduction *[Notes (pdf),(ps), Exercises)

**Stephen Fahy,** Department of Physics,
University College, Cork, Ireland: *Variational Monte Carlo in
solids *
[Notes (ps)]

**Malvin Kalos,** Cornell Theory Center,
Cornell University, USA: *Fermion Monte Carlo *
[Notes (ps),
Exercises (ps),
Exercises (TeX)]

**Lubos Mitas,** NCSA, University of
Illinois, USA: *Diffusion Monte Carlo * [Notes
(ps) ,Exercises]

**Alejandro Muramatsu,** Institute for
Theoretical Physics, University of Stuttgart, Germany: *Quantum
Monte Carlo for lattice fermions * [Notes
(ps)]

**Peter Nightingale,** Physics
Department, University of Rhode Island, USA: *Basics and quantum
Monte Carlo- statistical mechanics overlap * [Notes (ps), Exercises]

**Hans De Raedt,** Institute for
Theoretical Physics, University of Groningen, the Netherlands:
*Stochastic diagonalization * [Notes (ps)
, Notes (pdf) ]

**Richard Scalettar,** Physics
Department, University of California, Davis, USA: *Quantum Monte
Carlo for Lattice bosons *[Notes (ps),
Exercises]

**Gaetano Senatore,** University of
Trieste, Italy: *Response functions from quantum Monte Carlo*
[Notes (ps)]

**Cyrus Umrigar,** Cornell Theory
Center, Cornell University, USA: *
Variational Monte Carlo basics
and applications to atoms and molecules
*
[Notes (ps)

**Shiwei Zhang,** College of William and
Mary, USA: *Constrained Path Quantum Monte Carlo for Fermions *
[Notes (ps)]

*Seminars*

**Geoffrey Chester, **Department of Physics, Cornell University,
USA: *Quantum Monte Carlo studies of liquid and solid helium*

**Dave Freeman, **Chemistry Department, University of Rhode Island,
USA: *Energy Estimators and the Convergence Rates of Fourier Path
Integral Methods*(also see Lecture Notes with
Doll.)

**Erik Koch, ** Max-Planck Institute,
Stuttgart, Germany: *Fixed-node DMC for fermions on a lattice:
application to doped fullerides
*
[ Notes (ps)]

**Jim Gubernatis, ** Los Alamos
National Laboratory, USA: *Constrained Path Monte Carlo: Issues and
Applications.*

**Michael Mascagni, ** Univ. of
Southern Mississippi, USA: *
Serial and parallel random number generation
***[Notes (ps)**]

**Peter Reynolds, ** Office of Naval
Research, USA: *Algorithms for Computing Matrix Elements by Quantum
Monte Carlo*[ Notes (html), Notes
(power point)]

**Sandro Sorella, ** International
School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy: *Green's Function Monte
Carlo with Stochastic Reconfiguration: an effective remedy for the
sign problem disease*

*NATO ASI,
Cornell Theory Center,*
Last modified: Mon Oct 19 11:55:18 EDT 1998