ProjectQ: An Open Source Software Framework for Quantum Computing

@article{Steiger2016ProjectQAO,
  title={ProjectQ: An Open Source Software Framework for Quantum Computing},
  author={Damian S. Steiger and Thomas H{\"a}ner and Matthias Troyer},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2016},
  volume={abs/1612.08091}
}
We introduce ProjectQ, an open source software effort for quantum computing. The first release features a compiler framework capable of targeting various types of hardware, a high-performance simulator with emulation capabilities, and compiler plug-ins for circuit drawing and resource estimation. We introduce our Python-embedded domain-specific language, present the features, and provide example implementations for quantum algorithms. The framework allows testing of quantum algorithms through… 

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