- List of Tables
- List of Figures
- Quantum Monte Carlo and the JAGP wave-function

- Optimization Methods

- Results on Molecules
- Application of the JAGP to molecules
- Small diatomic molecules, methane, and water
- Benzene and its radical cation

- Quantum Monte Carlo on extended systems
- Periodic Wave-Function
- Coulomb Interactions in periodic systems
- How to evaluate pressure
- Empirical laws of melting

- A new technique for the simulation of electronic systems at finite temperature by means of noisy QMC forces
- The Born-Oppenheimer approximation
- Dealing with Quantum Monte Carlo noise
- Canonical ensemble by Generalized Langevin Dynamics
- Practical implementation of the finite temperature dynamics

- Preliminary results on high pressure hydrogen
- Comparison with previous calculations
- Pair Correlation Functions
- Another possible phase in liquid hydrogen

- Conclusions

- Re-sampling methods

- Local Energy and its derivatives

- Cusp conditions
- Determinant derivatives
- Error Analysis due to finite time step in the GLE integration in a simple case
- Bibliography

Claudio Attaccalite 2005-11-07