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How to avoid azure-quantum ionq simulator computing a probability distribution of exponential size?

I am running a 3-qubit simulation using ionq.simulator in azure-quantum. When I send the task, I get the result from one shot + probability distribution that ...
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Number of logical cycles to implement $R_Z(\theta)$ gates in lattice surgery: why isn't it the number of layers $\times$ the $T$-count in $R_Z$?

Let's assume I want to implement a rotation $R_Z(\theta)$ for a lattice-surgery based computation, for $\theta$ being an arbitrary angle (i.e. the gate is not necessarily Clifford nor a $T$-gate). It ...
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Q#: how to write an algorithm in modular form (I don't understand the syntax and the documentation is a bit obscure)

I would like to make a resource estimate based on Azure resource estimator. However, the circuits I am interested in depend on some classical parameters: for this reason, I would like to make a ...
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Applying Hadamard on inexistent qubit doesn't make Q# compilation fail: why?

This question is perhaps a bit unusual as I am not complaining that my code doesn't compile but rather that it compiles ;) Consider the following code: ...
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Understanding command Ignore in Q#

Consider the following code on which I want to run the resource estimator: ...
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Not able to run on Riggeti from Azure

Trying to run this example (Submit a circuit with Qiskit to Azure Quantum) on Riggeti from Azure, with a US account, but job failed with this error on the Job management console of Azure: ...
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Installing azure-quantum with qiskit dependences

I'm trying to install azure-quantum package with qiskit integration. Following the azure tutorial (https://pypi.org/project/azure-quantum/) they say to use: pip install --upgrade azure-quantum[qiskit]...
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Azure backend ignoring meas_level=2

I'd like to retrieve from IonQ QPU provided by Azure the per-shot measurements. Azure recommends the results are retrieved via Qiskit. The standard Qiskit command for that is: ...
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Changing target Quantinuum Processor

I am trying to go through the Q# tutorial at https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/training/modules/qsharp-create-first-quantum-development-kit/4-random-number-generator before I get my hands dirty and ...
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How to persistently store Azure-quantum credentials

I'd like to submit and retrieve many Azure-quantum jobs with python scripts executed at the command line, without a Jupyter notebook. The standard method to authenticate with Azure consists of the ...
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How to set the meas_level and optimization_level in Quantum Azure IonQ provider?

I am performing a benchmark process using the Azure Quantum IonQ provider. I use Qiskit in the Azure platform, and I was trying to see how to control the transpiling and compiling process. It seems ...
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What are the qubit capabilities of Microsoft Azure?

I've always worked on IBM Cloud when I needed to deploy a quantum application to a NISQ devices. However, though not an hardware expert, I was asked to explore Microsoft Azure, which I see offers IonQ ...
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Obtaining device calibration on Azure Quantum

In cirq we have calibration = service.get_current_calibration() which gives the current calibration of the QPU. How to obtain the same on Azure Quantum ?
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I would like to use Open QASM 3 what if any backends can I use to?

From my limited understanding Azure Quantum and IBM Qiskit backends do not support OpenQASM 3. However, Amazon Braket does support a subset of Open QASM 3 (proof). What is the best way/backend to test ...
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Azure quantum error message

I am using the IonQ QPU on the Azure quantum provider with a Google Cloud API to access the native gates. As you can see in the image attached, I got this error: ...
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What does the Qiskit transpile function do on an Azure Quantum IonQ provider?

I can run a circuit on IonQ through Azure Quantum, but I was wondering if I need to run the transpile function.