Density Matrix Renormalization Group for Dummies

Gabriele De Chiara, M. Rizzi, D. Rossini, S. Montangero

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We describe the Density Matrix Renormalization Group algorithms for time dependent and time independent Hamiltonians. This paper is a brief but comprehensive introduction to the subject for anyone willing to enter in the field or write the program source code from scratch. An open source version of the code can be found at:
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1277-1288
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Chemistry(all)


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