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"Recent Advances in Quantum Monte Carlo Methods Part II"

edited by William A. Lester, Jr.

Stuart M. Rothstein

Shigenori Tanaka

**1 ...... What do We Know About Wave Function Nodes?**

D. Bressannini, D.M. Ceperley, and P.J. Reynolds

**2 ...... Interatomic Forces and Correlated Sampling in Quantum Monte Carlo**

C. Filippi and C.J. Umrigar

**3 ...... Improved Scaling in Diffusion Quantum Monte Carlo with Localized Molecular Orbitals**

A. Luchow and S. Manten

**4 ...... A Remedy for the Negative Sign Problem in the Auxiliary Field Quantum Monte Carlo Method **

Y. Asai

**5 ...... The Beryllium Atom Revisited**

S.A. Alexander and R.L. Coldwell

**6 ...... Quantum Monte Carlo Study of the Static Electrical Properties of H and He**

M. Hornik and S.M. Rothstein

**7 ...... Ab initio Approach to Vibrational Properties and Quantum Dynamics of Molecules**

S. Tanaka

**8 ...... Efficient Implementation of the Projection Operator Imaginary Time Spectral Evolution (POITSE) Method for Excited States**

P. Huang, A. Viel and K.B. Whaley

**9 ...... Trial Function Optimization for Excited States of van der Waals Clusters**

M.P. Nightingale and V. Melik-Alaverdian

**10 .... Quantum Monte Carlo Calculations for Excited Electronic States**

R.J. Needs, A.R. Porter, and M.D. Towler

**11 .... Quantum Monte Carlo for the Electronic Structure of Combustion Systems**

W.A. Lester, Jr. and J.C. Grossman

**12 .... Quantum Monte Carlo Study of Mercury Clusters**

H.-J. Flad, F. Schautz, Y.-X. Wang and M. Dolg

**13 ... Quantum Monte Carlo for Realistic and Model Solids**

P. Gori-Giorgi, A. Federico and G.B. Bachelet

**14 .... Methods for Coupled Electronic-Ionic Monte Carlo**

M. Dewing and D.M. Ceperley

**15 .... Toward Quantum Chemodynamics in Condensed Phase via Stochastic Quantization Method**

M. Nagaoka and K. Suenob

**16 .... Shifted Contour Auxiliary Field Monte Carlo**

R. Baer and D. Neuhauser