Tutorials:LatticeHOWTO

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Definition of lattices

How to specify lattices (graphs) within the ALPS-framework?

In this HOWTO we explain how lattices and graphs are specified within the ALPS-framework. In simulations for lattice models, it is then convenient to specify the lattice used for the simulation in an input file.

We explain the following issues:

Existing lattices (graphs) in the ALPS Lattice library

Most common lattices (graphs) at a glance

Common-ALPS-lattices.jpg

Entire archive of lattices (graphs)

The entire archive of the ALPS Lattice library can be found in the XML file <lib/xml/lattices.xml>.