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2 Quantum Monte Carlo Method QMC methods are among the most accurate electronic structure methods available and, in principle, have the potential to outperform current computational methods in both accuracy and cost for extended systems. QMC methods scale as O(N3) with system size and can handle large systems. At the present time, calculations for as many as 1000 electrons on 1000 processors make effective use of available computational resources . Current work is under way to develop algorithms that extend the system size accessible by QMC methods to petascale computers .
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Advanced Calculations for Defects in Materials: Electronic Structure Methods by Audrius Alkauskas, Peter De?k, Jörg Neugebauer, Alfredo Pasquarello, Chris G. Van de Walle