Qcodes is a Python-based data acquisition framework developed by the Copenhagen / Delft / Sydney / Microsoft quantum computing consortium.
The goal is a common framework for physics experiments, so:
new students don’t need to spend a long time learning software in order to participate in experiments
one has to write their own code only for pieces that are very specific to their own experiment
code can and should be contributed back to the framework
the process of moving between teams or labs, and of setting up a new experiment is streamlined
physics experiments can take advantage of modern software and best practices
See how easy it is to run for yourself:
# imports import qcodes as qc from qcodes.tests.instrument_mocks import DummyInstrument # instantiate two dummy instruments # That would be your actual instruments in your application mock_dac = DummyInstrument('mock_dac', gates=['ch1', 'ch2']) mock_dmm = DummyInstrument('mock_dmm', gates=['v1', 'v2']) # optionally (but do it) put the instruments in a station station = qc.Station(mock_dac, mock_dmm) # define a measurement... loop = qc.Loop(mock_dac.ch1.sweep(0, 1, 0.05), 0).each(mock_dmm.v1) # ...run it! loop.run()
Many more elaborate examples can be found in the example notebooks.
- Getting Started
- Get Help
- User Guide
- Community Guide
- QCoDes API documentation
- qcodes.instrument_drivers package
- Examples of using QCoDeS
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