Rotationally invariant slave-boson and density matrix embedding theory: Unified framework and comparative study on the one-dimensional and two-dimensional Hubbard model

Tsung Han Lee, Thomas Ayral, Yong Xin Yao, Nicola Lanata, Gabriel Kotliar

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We present detailed benchmark ground-state calculations of the one- and two-dimensional Hubbard model utilizing the cluster extensions of the rotationally invariant slave-boson mean-field theory and the density matrix embedding theory. Our analysis shows that the overall accuracy and the performance of these two methods are very similar. Furthermore, we propose a unified computational framework that allows us to implement both of these techniques on the same footing. This provides us with a different line of interpretation and paves the ways for developing systematically distinct generalizations of these complementary approaches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number115129
JournalPhysical Review B
Issue number11
StatePublished - Mar 20 2019


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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