We derive macroscopically deterministic flow equations with regard to the order parameters of the ferromagnetic p-spin model with infinite-range interactions. The p-spin model has a first-order phase transition for p>2. In the case of p≥5, the p-spin model with antiferromagnetic XX interaction has a second-order phase transition in a certain region. In this case, however, the model becomes a nonstoquastic Hamiltonian, resulting in a negative sign problem. To simulate the p-spin model with antiferromagnetic XX interaction, we utilize the adaptive quantum Monte Carlo method. By using this method, we can regard the effect of the antiferromagnetic XX interaction as fluctuations of the transverse magnetic field. A previous study [J. Inoue, J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 233, 012010 (2010)1742-659610.1088/1742-6596/233/1/012010] derived deterministic flow equations of the order parameters in the quantum Monte Carlo method. In this study, we derive macroscopically deterministic flow equations for the magnetization and transverse magnetization from the master equation in the adaptive quantum Monte Carlo method. Under the Suzuki-Trotter decomposition, we consider the Glauber-type stochastic process. We solve these differential equations by using the Runge-Kutta method, and we verify that these results are consistent with the saddle-point solution of mean-field theory. Finally, we analyze the stability of the equilibrium solutions obtained by the differential equations.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
- Statistics and Probability
- Condensed Matter Physics