Questions tagged [ibm-q-experience]

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How can I run a VQE on one of IBMQ's Quantum Computers

I have implemented a VQE based on Qiskit's VQE function and want to run that on an actual quantum computer. My understanding was, that an IBMQ backend can be passed into the function as a Quantum ...
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Quantum State Tomography Implementation in IBMQ

I am working to understand quantum state tomography, specifically using the algorithm presented in PRL 108, 070502. This paper is referenced in IBMQ implementations of QST, both in old deprecated ...
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Bell State 11 not working for parity curve

I am currently writing a script to automate the creation of parity curves for a 2 qubit bell state and then calculate fidelity and proving entanglement from that (inspired by this paper). It was going ...
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Results from looped experiments on IBM Q different than individual experiments

I'm experiencing an issue while using Qiskit where the counts from a job return vastly different values when ran in a loop or as an array of circuits as opposed to single experiments when run by ...
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Adding team to our IBM Quantum Experience account

I have an account and API token on IBM Quantum Experience (https://quantum-computing.ibm.com/) I would like to add team members to the account, so that everyone can use it without sharing login ...
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Form and effect of the intrinsic Hamiltonian on the IBM machines

I want to understand the form of the intrinsic Hamiltonian of the IBM machines, such as ibmq_16_melbourne, and how this affects the data I get out when waiting ...
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Problem with measurement error mitigation using VQE

I am attempting to mitigate measurement error while running on one of IBM's real devices and am doing so by passing CompleteMeasFitter into ...
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Measuring Coherence Length for T1 and T2 values with IBMQ Experience

So I'm currently working on a little program to measure how long the coherence time of a qubit is. Basically the idea is to initialise a qubit with a X or H gate then stick in a varying amount of ...
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Implementing a depolarizing channel for 2 qubits on IBM Q

I am trying to use IBM Q to perform the following depolarizing channel on a state of 2 qubits $\rho=|\psi \rangle \langle \psi |$: $$\rho \to (1-\lambda)\rho + \frac{\lambda}{4}I$$ This is within ...
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How to get the compiled circuits and measurements from a Qiskit Runtime job

I have not been able to find any way to retrieve the compiled circuits and the measurement counts used for a Qiskit Runtime job. This page describes the various error suppression mechanisms available. ...
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Is there a tutorial for error mitigation in qiskit that does not use the deprecated ignis?

Working through the qiskit text I have come accross measurement error mitigation a few times (Measurement Error Mitigation, Lab 3: Quantum Measurment,...]. In the online textbook the coding indicates ...
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Implementing Shor's algorithm on IBM Quantum Composer

I'm trying to recreate from this paper in the IBM Quantum Composer. However, this circuit isn't enough understandable for me to do so. I have tried to recreate the above circuit in the composer as ...
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Incorrect probabilities in IBMQ Mid-circuit measurements

I calculated the probabilities for two measurements using mid-circuit measurements feature in IBMQ by following circuit: ...
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What is the actual precision of the IBM quantum computer?

In working with the IBM quantum computer, one can use for example the composer in order to build simple quantum algorithms. Essentially, one usually feeds a phase in order to affect one of the qubits. ...
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Transpiler fails after 1000 iterations

I'm transpiling a set of quantum circuits using ibmq_5_yorktown. However, as the number of circuits gets larger, it shows me the following error message: ...
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IBM QE - Parameters that differentiate the various backends

I'm doing a university thesis using IBM's quantum backends. In my analysis I am making some considerations on what differentiates one backend from another other than the number of qubits and quantum ...
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What is the best way to use loop statements on a quantum computer?

I am interested in solving a time dependent linear partial differential equation of the form $Ax=b$ which, in classical computing, would amount to looping over solutions of $Ax=b$ where $b$ is updated ...
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VQE jobs do not appear in queue

I am trying to calculate the ground state energy of some simple molecules using 'MolecularGroundStateEnergy' tools in qiskit. When I run the calculations for very small molecules (e.g. H2, HeH+) the ...
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How many cores and what processors are used in the cloud ibmq_qasm_simulator?

Cloud IBMQ simulator ibmq_qasm_simulator can process up to 32-qubit circuits quite fast. However, I could not find any information about the simulator backend properties, e.g. how many cores, what ...
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Why I am not getting approximate equiprobable states in the following circuit on IBM Q simulator?

I have the following circuit which consists of symmetric modules. I compiled the circuit in IBM Quantum experience backend - ibmq_qasm_simulator, 8192 shots. The result is not equiprobable. Why? Since ...
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Difficulty in implementing Grover's Algorithm with large number of qubits

It seems IBM offers a 15 qubit quantum computer through their quantum experience program. However, upon a quick search through the literature, the largest implementation of Grover's algorithm I have ...
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How call from IBM Q Experience (Jupyter Notebook) cplex

I have the latest version of cplex (12.9) installed on my computer. I use it very well with Jupyter notebook, but in IBM Q Experience, I did not get way to call it. IBM Q Experience warns me that the ...
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How to measure a Bell inequality violation in IBM Q?

Note: Cross-posted on Physics SE. I made some circuit to prepare a 2 qubit state, but I am having trouble understanding how to measure Bell's inequality. I know the inequality is of the form $$|E(a,...
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Qiskit Python program cannot connect to QE API

I am just getting started with Qiskit and IBM Quantum Experience, so please forgive my newby question. I have a IBM Quantum Experience account and I generated an API token. I used the generated ...
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A path towards building quantum Computing graduation project for undergraduates

I need help. I'm a computer science student with a Data science major. I have a final graduation project this year. With that, I want to create a project in the Quantum computing field. I'm already ...
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Calculating the Inner Product using Quantum Phase Estimation

I'm following the method laid out in https://arxiv.org/abs/2011.03429 (Page 23 Equations 13-23) to calculate the inner product of two amplitude embedded vectors using Quantum Phase Estimation. I'm ...
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How can I get IBM's API token?

I need an API token to use IBM's real hardware(greater than 5 qubits) in Qiskit, where can I find the price?
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How to formulate QUBO as summation quadratic and linear parts of K-graph coloring problem?

While trying to understand the graph coloring problem with VQE using the QUBO Formulation mentioned section "5.2 Graph Coloring". Mentioned article prepared the QUBO directly in to matrix ...
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Eigenvalues and energy levels of 1D Heisenberg model using real Quantum Computers?

The 1D Quantum Heisenberg model is $$H_\textrm{Heisenberg} = -~J \sum_{\langle i\ j\rangle} \hat{S}_{i} \cdot \hat{S}_{j}$$ where each spin is an operator. For simple cases, for example, a system with ...
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How can I add custom pulse gate to the Qiskit circuit?

I tried to make my pulse and get the pulse into the circuit. But it seems not working properly. The code and the result are below. Just change the 'x' to the 'h' (hadamard) with the same piecewise ...
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Does dedicated mode provide better results than fairshare in mid-circuit measurement?

I'm using a research account and I have a question about running circuits with (dedicated/priority mode) and without reservation (fair-share mode). From the documentation of dedicated mode, This (The ...
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how can we save a model using qiskit_machine_learning?

How can we save a trained model using Qiskit Machine Learning library? I've built a VQC classification model and once finished, I'd like to save the different models to be loaded later. There is a <...
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Recover qubits used in an actual computation

How do I recover from a certain job_id in the IBM backends which qubits where used? I would be interested to know if for instance, in a batch of say 50 jobs, 25 of ...
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How to do a POVM measurement of a quantum state in IBM's Quantum Composer?

I'm new to IBM, so I'm still figuring things out. I want to make a POVM measurement of a quantum state for state discrimination purposes. In other words I want a measurement that has three outcomes: A:...
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Length / transpilation issues with Grover's algorithm

I would like to discuss the discrepancies between what we see in the simulator versus what we see in the actual running of the code on any IBMQ machine for any qubits at 5 or above. I am doing a final ...
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How to re-execute failed jobs in qiskit?

When executing a batch of circuits using the IBMQJobManager and attempting to combine all the results of all jobs with combine_results I get the ...
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What is the buffer time between gates of the ibmq_essex in nanoseconds?

This is a question that I asked on Qiskit ignis section of slack, with a very interesting answer by A Kapila, but I also need to get a short answer in nanoseconds. I want to evaluate decoherence in ...
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Post-selection in QASM

In some quantum algorithms (for example HHL or quantum machine learning algorithms) an ancilla qubit(s) is measured firstly and based on result of the measurement other qubit(s) are measured or not. ...
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Problem with circuit composer results tab

I'm trying to run a simulation of the following circuit: on the ibmq_qasm_simulator, but it only shows the "Circuit diagram" without the "Circuit Implementation" and "Results tab". Did someone had ...
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Tensored vs ordinary measurement mitigation runtime

My experiments show that the runtime of actually applying the measurement filter matrices to circuit execution results is much slower for tensored mitigation than ordinary mitigation. Tensored ...
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Is it possible to simulate or replicate a cryptographic algorithm using Qiskit?

I would like to know if it is possible to recreate or simulate a cryptographic encryption algorithm like DES or AES using the quantum computing platform Qiskit from IBM?
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Running HHL tutorial on real backend

I tried to follow the HHL tutorial. Since the 8x8 problem is not realistically simulable (I stopped after a few minutes), I tried to make it run on another backend, starting on the easiest example: <...
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Number of Shots always 1024/or nothing (IBM q experience)

I have been running some simple "Hello Quantum World" code and every time I try to run it on 4096 shots or 8192 shots, the results always show as if I ran the code on 1024 shots (or in the most recent ...
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How to run quantum SVM algorithm from Qiskit in real IBM Quantum Computer using IBMQ?

I'm trying to run QSVM algorithm in IBMQ experience, want to run in one of those real quantum computers. ...
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IBM composer deletes my circuit

When I work on the IBM quantum composer and I switch to another circuit, my first circuit is destroyed and replaced by the second one. I thought it was a display bug, but when I restart the composer, ...
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duality quantum computing simulation

I am a starter of this quantum mostly new to quantum computing but I wonder if there is any option of simulating duality quantum computing in qiskit or IBM q or any other alternative way? Duality ...
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Copying a reduced noise model from an IBM device

I need to use the noise model coming from a large IBM device. Nonetheless, I do not need to use the whole Noise Model. I only need the information of let's say qubits [10:15] and [20:25]. That would ...
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Where are the multi-qubit openpulse computers?

As the question says, I'm looking to run some pulse schedules on quantum computers. Right now, I'm really only able to find ibmq_armonk (from IBM) to be an openpulse computer that I am able to use. I'...
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How to send another job to a device before finishing the last job?

Is there any way to create a for loop that would send a few jobs to run on a quantum computer simultaneously? I tried: ...
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Design Digital logic circuit in IBM quantum lab

This is my first question here. I've started doing research in quantum computing. In Digital Logic circuits, there are many circuits (like parity generator, checker, demux etc.) that can be ...
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