Physical Review X
Computational Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Strongly Correlated Materials
Condensed Matter Physics | Physics
Machine learning offers an unprecedented perspective for the problem of classifying phases in condensed matter physics. We employ neural network machine learning techniques to distinguish finite-temperature phases of the strongly-correlated fermions on cubic lattices. We show that a three-dimensional convolutional network trained on auxiliary field configurations produced by quantum Monte Carlo simulations of the Hubbard model can correctly predict the magnetic phase diagram of the model at the average density of one (half filling). We then use the network, trained at half filling, to explore the trend in the transition temperature as the system is doped away from half filling. This transfer learning approach predicts that the instability to the magnetic phase extends to at least 5% doping in this region. Our results pave the way for other machine learning applications in correlated quantum many-body systems.
Kelvin Ch'ng, Juan Carrasquilla, Roger Melko, and Ehsan Khatami. "Machine Learning Phases of Strongly Correlated Fermions" Physical Review X (2017). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevX.7.031038
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