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Nature Physics volume 11, pages 524525 (2015) | Download Citation

Quantum many-body systems are often so complex as to be intractable. An algorithm that finds the ground state of any one-dimensional quantum system has now been devised, proving that the many-body problem is tractable for quantum spin chains.

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  1. Frank Verstraete is in the Faculty of Physics at the University of Ghent, 9000 Ghent, Belgium and at the University of Vienna, A-1090 Vienna, Austria

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