New quantum Monte Carlo method for nucleon systems

S. Fantoni, A. Sarsa, Kevin Schmidt

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We combine diffusion Monte Carlo for the spatial degrees of freedom and auxiliary field Monte Carlo to separate the spin-isospin operators to solve the nuclear many-body problem. We use a path constraint to control the fermion sign problem and apply the method to neutron matter interacting with the Argonne v8′ two nucleon potential and the Urbana IX three-nucleon potential. We compare our results with fermion hypernetted chain calculations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-73
Number of pages11
JournalProgress in Particle and Nuclear Physics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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