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Short-range corrections to long-range selected configuration interaction calculations are derived from perturbation theory considerations and applied to harmonium (with two to six electrons for some low-lying states). No fitting to reference data is used, and the method is applicable to ground and excited states. The formulas derived are rigorous when the physical interaction is approached. In this regime, the second-order expression provides a lower bound to the long-range full configuration interaction energy. A long-range/short-range separation of the interaction between electrons at a distance of the order of one atomic unit provides total energies within chemical accuracy, and, for the systems studied, provide better results than short-range density functional approximations.

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Electronic resonances are metastable states that can decay by electron loss. They are ubiquitous across various fields of science, such as chemistry, physics, and biology. However, current theoretical and computational models for resonances cannot yet rival the level of accuracy achieved by bound-state methodologies. Here, we generalize selected configuration interaction (SCI) to treat resonances using the complex absorbing potential (CAP) technique. By modifying the selection procedure and the extrapolation protocol of standard SCI, the resulting CAP-SCI method yields resonance positions and widths of full configuration interaction quality. Initial results for the shape resonances of \ce{N2-} and \ce{CO-} reveal the important effect of high-order correlation, which shifts the values obtained with CAP-augmented equation-of-motion coupled-cluster with singles and doubles by more than \SI{0.1}{\eV}. The present CAP-SCI approach represents a cornerstone in the development of highly-accurate methodologies for resonances.

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ipie is a Python-based auxiliary-field quantum Monte Carlo (AFQMC) package that has undergone substantial improvements since its initial release [J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2022, 19(1): 109-121]. This paper outlines the improved modularity and new capabilities implemented in ipie. We highlight the ease of incorporating different trial and walker types and the seamless integration of ipie with external libraries. We enable distributed Hamiltonian simulations, allowing for multi-GPU simulations of large systems. This development enabled us to compute the interaction energy of a benzene dimer with 84 electrons and 1512 orbitals, which otherwise would not have fit on a single GPU. We also support GPU-accelerated multi-slater determinant trial wavefunctions [arXiv:2406.08314] to enable efficient and highly accurate simulations of large-scale systems. This allows for near-exact ground state energies of multi-reference clusters, [Cu$_2$O$_2$]$^{2+}$ and [Fe$_2$S$_2$(SCH$_3$)]$^{2-}$. We also describe implementations of free projection AFQMC, finite temperature AFQMC, AFQMC for electron-phonon systems, and automatic differentiation in AFQMC for calculating physical properties. These advancements position ipie as a leading platform for AFQMC research in quantum chemistry, facilitating more complex and ambitious computational method development and their applications.

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Hedin's equations provide an elegant route to compute the exact one-body Green's function (or propagator) via the self-consistent iteration of a set of non-linear equations. Its first-order approximation, known as $GW$, corresponds to a resummation of ring diagrams and has shown to be extremely successful in physics and chemistry. Systematic improvement is possible, although challenging, via the introduction of vertex corrections. Considering anomalous propagators and an external pairing potential, we derive a new self-consistent set of closed equations equivalent to the famous Hedin equations but having as a first-order approximation the particle-particle (pp) $T$-matrix approximation where one performs a resummation of the ladder diagrams. This pp version of Hedin's equations offers a way to go systematically beyond the $T$-matrix approximation by accounting for low-order pp vertex corrections.

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Spin-orbit interactions Atrazine-cations complexes Electron electric moment BIOMOLECULAR HOMOCHIRALITY Relativistic quantum chemistry Diatomic molecules Dispersion coefficients AB-INITIO Line formation Atomic charges chemical concepts maximum probability domain population Petascale Configuration interaction Configuration Interaction Corrélation électronique Relativistic quantum mechanics Atomic data Electron electric dipole moment QSAR Adiabatic connection Ground states Dipole Configuration interactions BSM physics Chimie quantique Diffusion Monte Carlo CP violation Quantum Chemistry Excited states Argon 3115ag Basis set requirements Single-core optimization Carbon Nanotubes Coupled cluster Atomic charges Wave functions Valence bond AB-INITIO CALCULATION Ion Molecular descriptors Parallel speedup 3115vn 3115bw Atomic and molecular structure and dynamics A posteriori Localization Atomic and molecular collisions BENZENE MOLECULE Mécanique quantique relativiste Xenon Time-dependent density-functional theory 3115aj Quantum Monte Carlo Pesticide Relativistic corrections Auto-énergie Acrolein Coupled cluster calculations Hyperfine structure Fonction de Green CIPSI Analytic gradient Rydberg states Biodegradation Time reversal violation 3315Fm Aimantation A priori Localization Parity violation 3115ae Electron correlation Argile Dirac equation Perturbation theory Range separation Quantum chemistry Molecular properties AROMATIC-MOLECULES Atomic processes 3470+e Pesticides Metabolites Clustering Molecular modeling Environmental fate Partial least squares X-ray spectroscopy Large systems Azide Anion Atom Ab initio calculation 3115vj Anderson mechanism Numerical calculations Polarizabilities 3115am Atoms Approximation GW Density functional theory ALGORITHM Chemical concepts New physics Green's function Abiotic degradation États excités Atrazine

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