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If you build or use quantum computers or quantum sensors, learn how Q-CTRL provides the critical software to help you do more with your hardware

Boulder Opal

Quantum control infrastructure software for R&D professionals building the future

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Boulder Opal

How Q-CTRL's documentation is organized

Topics
Topics provide background information, explanation, and high-level discussion of key concepts.
Tutorials
Tutorials introduce you to essential features through detailed step-by-step exercises.
User guides
User guides help you take your basic knowledge to the next level, with summary workflows to follow and worked examples containing fully executable code solving real-world problems.
Application notes
Application notes highlight new research results realized through the use of a range of capabilities, pushing the limits of the published literature.
References
References provide detailed module, class and method API documentation for software packages.

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Boulder Opal at a glance and quickstart

Topics

Background and overview information for the use of Boulder Opal in quantum research

Tutorials

Introduction to the essential Boulder Opal features with hands-on exercises

User guides

Step-by-step how-to guides for the features in Boulder Opal

Application notes

See how we have applied Boulder Opal to solve major challenges in the field

References

Module, class, and method reference for Boulder Opal software packages


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Learning center

Learn the basics of quantum technology or dig deeper into advanced topics in quantum control, quantum computing, and quantum sensing

Open Controls

Open Controls is an open-source Python package that makes it easy to create and deploy established error-robust quantum control protocols from the open literature