What is Quantum Inspire?
Quantum Inspire (QI) is a quantum computing platform designed and built by QuTech. The goal of Quantum Inspire is to provide users access to various technologies to perform quantum computations and insights in principles of quantum computing and access to the community. Quantum Inspire (QI) is initiated by QuTech the advanced research center for quantum computing and quantum internet founded by TU Delft and TNO.
Quantum Inspire provides users a variety of ways to program quantum algorithms, execute these algorithms and examine the results. It provides a graphical interface to program in QASM (Quantum Assembly Language) and to visualize operations in circuit diagrams. With the QI Editor non-quantum experts can learn writing quantum algorithms with support of automatic bug identification and auto complete. Our Quick Quide will help you to make your first steps into the fascinating world of quantum computation.
The output of a quantum algorithm can be examined using our built-in data viewer. Users can also download the output of quantum algorithms.
Getting the most out of our system
Quantum Inspire offers several types of accounts; Anonymous, Basic and Advanced. As an anonymous user you can write some basic algorithms and use up to 5 qubits in our QX simulator without having the possibility to save and share your results. With a basic account you can simulate quantum algorithms with up to 31 qubits and/or execute them on our (future) hardware back-ends. With an advanced account you can simulate up to 37 qubits using more powerful computer power on Cartesius, one of the Dutch supercomputers at SURFsara.
The simulations uses vector state representation of qubits and all qubits can be in a full superposition. Any arbitrary rotation can be applied, providing both Clifford and non-Clifford operations.
Cartesius supercomputer at SurfSara
This pre-release of Quantum Inspire gives access to the QX simulator. However Quantum Inspire is already prepared to connect to actual quantum hardware. A dedicated engineering team with specialists from TNO and TU Delft is currently working on a full stack quantum computer platform.
We at QuTech strongly believe that only through close collaboration with external partners will it be possible to further accelerate the development and engineering in the field of quantum computing and to bring this technology to higher levels of Technology Readiness (TRL). If your company or institute is interested in investigating ways of cooperation to advance this exciting and challenging technology, you are more than welcome to contact us.