Tensor Network based approaches to Quantum Many-Body Systems

International School
13 - 17 November 2018

Tensor networks provide a new paradigm for describing quantum many-body systems. This school covers recent progress in the fast moving field of tensor network based simulations of quantum many-body systems. Its main goal is to teach young PhD students the basics of tensor networks as well as the most recent technical developments within the field.

Topics include

  • Many-body entanglement
  • Matrix-product states
  • Projected entangled pair states
  • Multi-scale entanglement renormalization ansatz
  • Time-dependent variational principle
  • Tensor network renormalization
  • Bulk boundary correspondence
  • Tensor networks for finite temperatures and dynamics
  • Tensor networks as impurity solver for dynamical mean field

Invited speakers

*to be confirmed
Mari-Carmen Banuls (DE)*
Philippe Corboz (NL)
Jutho Haegeman (BE)
Claudius Hubig (DE)
Corinna Kollath (DE)
David Pérez García (ES)
Steve White (US)





Scientific Coordinators

Frank Pollmann
(Technische Universität München, Germany)

Ulrich Schollwöck
(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany)

Norbert Schuch
(Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik, Garching, Germany)

Frank Verstraete
(Ghent University, Belgium)


Mandy Lochar
(Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany)

DFG Forschergruppe FOR1807


The applications is closed.


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