QN degeneracy caused "segmentation fault" for odd number of sites

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asked Mar 13 by JunjieChen (330 points)

Here by "QN" degeneracy I mean that two Index-QN pair defined in an IQIndex have the same QN (quantum number). For example, the following two pairs are degenerate :


if such degeneracy appears in the definition of IQIndex, than "segmentation fault" might happen. I seems we can redefine a Index-QN pair with two sector:


But it may have problems when we try to define operators. On the other hand, QN only receive at most 4 slots, I can no longer add an additional quantum number to distinguish these two states.

Thank you.

commented Mar 14 by Zhiyu (280 points)
Hi Junjie,

For your last question, I think maybe you can edit the qn.h to allow more QNs.

There are code as follows:

    QN(qn_t q0);

    QN(qn_t q0,
       qn_t q1);

    QN(qn_t q0,
       qn_t q1,
       qn_t q2);

    QN(qn_t q0,
       qn_t q1,
       qn_t q2,
       qn_t q3);

you may just try to add a similiar one:

    QN(qn_t q0,
       qn_t q1,
       qn_t q2,
       qn_t q3,
       qn_t q4);

Would that work?

commented Mar 14 by JunjieChen (330 points)
Hi, Zhiyu, it should work. But it seems that all quantum number defined in QN object should a good quantum number of the Hamiltonian, otherwise error occurs. I shall do some tests and discuss it with you later. Thank you.

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