Joint ICTP/SISSA Statistical Physics Seminar: Tensor Network Methods for Probability Distribution Functions and beyond...
Starts 24 Jan 2019 14:00
Ends 24 Jan 2019 15:00
Central European Time
SISSA, Via Bonomea 265
One of the paradigms of quantum mechanics is the statistical nature of measurements: the result of measurements is indeed described by a probability distribution function (PDF), and measuring the same observable in identical systems will give different outcomes in accordance with this distribution. The PDF carries very detailed information about the system, going much beyond the simple average. Here I exploit the Matrix Product Operator (MPO) representation of the Generating Functions to efficiently perform local measurements in one-dimensional spin systems using Tensor Network Methods, both in and out-of-equilibrium. Finally, inspired by such formulation, I show some preliminary results connecting MPS with Neural Network Quantum States.
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