Background information for the use of Boulder Opal in quantum research


Boulder Opal overview

An introduction to the capabilities and benefits of Boulder Opal

Boulder Opal for quantum computing

An introduction to the application of Boulder Opal for key tasks in quantum computing

Boulder Opal for quantum sensing

An introduction to the application of Boulder Opal for augmenting the performance of quantum sensors in real environments

Boulder Opal workflows for research

Understand how and when to integrate Boulder Opal into your research: for theorists or experimentalists, new hardware, or established systems

AI automation for quantum experiments

An overview of how Boulder Opal's AI tools can be used to automate the tune-up and optimization of quantum hardware systems

Visualizing your data using the Q-CTRL Visualizer

An introduction to the purpose and functionality of the Q-CTRL Visualizer

Boulder Opal Toolkits

Simplify your workflows with convenience functions, nodes, and classes

Libraries of signals for Boulder Opal

Create parameterized signals for simulation and optimization

Characterize hardware

Characterizing your hardware using system identification in Boulder Opal

Build a system model using probe measurements and data fusion routines

Design error-robust controls

Choosing a control-design (optimization) strategy in Boulder Opal

An overview of choices and tradeoffs in control design for your quantum system

Calculate with graphs

Understanding graphs in Boulder Opal

An overview of how Boulder Opal uses computational graphs to represent systems and perform operations

Working with time-dependent functions in Boulder Opal

An overview of how time-dependent functions are represented in Boulder Opal graphs

Improving calculation performance in graphs

Tips and tricks to speed up your calculations in Boulder Opal

Batching and broadcasting in Boulder Opal

Approaches to handle multidimensional data efficiently in graphs

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Learning center

Discover the background, history, and context of Q-CTRL's work in quantum computing and quantum sensing.


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Open Controls

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