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Patrick Sémon

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Patrick Sémon is an Application Engineer in the Computational Science Initiative at Brookhaven National Laboratory. He joined Comscope in 2017 to develop and accelerate algorithms for the Comsuite. Patrick Sémon has a strong research background in Quantum Monte-Carlo for strongly correlated electronic systems. As part of his Ph.D. and post-doctoral activities at the Université de Sherbrooke and at Rutgers University he developed an efficient Quantum Monte-Carlo impurity solver for dynamical mean field theory applications, which is now integrated in the Comsuite. Patrick Sémon strongly supports the Comscope spirit of providing an open source software suite to facilitate and accelerate theoretically guided research in the pioneering but complex field of strongly correlated materials.

Selected Publications

Validity of the local approximation in iron pnictides and chalcogenides.
Patrick Sémon, Kristjan Haule, and Gabriel Kotliar,
Phys. Rev. B 95, 195115 (2017)

Ergodicity of the hybridization-expansion Monte Carlo algorithm for broken-symmetry states.
P. Sémon, G. Sordi, and A.-M. S. Tremblay,
Phys. Rev. B 89 (2014)

Importance of subleading corrections for the Mott critical point.
Patrick Sémon and A.-M. S. Tremblay,
Phys. Rev. B 85, 201101(R) (2012)