Writing Wavefunction and Hamiltonian to Disk in Parallel DMRG

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asked Dec 2 by Zhiyu (300 points)
edited Dec 2 by Zhiyu

Hi Miles,

Thank you for your persistent effort to address our problems.

I can write Mps or Hamiltonian into disk in dmrg. However, I encountered problems when I want to do so in parallel dmrg program.

  1. In dmrg, I insert writeToFile() in DMRG_Worker in order to output wavefunction after each sweep. However, this approach no longer work in parallel dmrg. If I still do so, each cores only write the block of wavefunction sent to it, while the last core finishing the sweep will overwrite wavefunction stored before. Therefore, I cannot store a complete wavefunction for further measurement. So my Question is: is there any way to output the whole wavefunction collected from all cores at a time? And it would be the best if there is a way to output complete wavefuntion after each sweep.

  2. Besides, I also need to write Hamiltonian into disk to save memory. I tried to set WriteM in the arguments as I did in dmrg program, but the program stopped in the second sweep. I found the names of Hamiltonians written in the last sweep do not match the ones to be read in the next sweep. For example, in the output message I found :

    Tried to read file ./PH0pBYHg/PH002
    Missing file

    Similar for other PH's.
    I checked the directory PH0pBYHg/, the file name of PH inside is "PH003" . It seems that all the number given to PH when writing is 1 greater than the number in the name of the PH to be read.

    Is it a bug or there should be other ways to write Hamiltonian?

Thank you in advance.


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