Source code for qiskit_aer.library.save_instructions.save_clifford

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"""
Simulator instruction to save Clifford state.
"""

from qiskit.circuit import QuantumCircuit
from .save_data import SaveSingleData
from ..default_qubits import default_qubits


[docs]class SaveClifford(SaveSingleData): """Save Clifford instruction""" def __init__(self, num_qubits, label="clifford", pershot=False): """Create new instruction to save the stabilizer simulator state as a Clifford. Args: num_qubits (int): the number of qubits of the label (str): the key for retrieving saved data from results. pershot (bool): if True save a list of Cliffords for each shot of the simulation rather than a single statevector [Default: False]. .. note:: This save instruction must always be performed on the full width of qubits in a circuit, otherwise an exception will be raised during simulation. """ super().__init__("save_clifford", num_qubits, label, pershot=pershot)
[docs]def save_clifford(self, label="clifford", pershot=False): """Save the current stabilizer simulator quantum state as a Clifford. Args: label (str): the key for retrieving saved data from results. pershot (bool): if True save a list of Cliffords for each shot of the simulation [Default: False]. Returns: QuantumCircuit: with attached instruction. .. note:: This instruction is always defined across all qubits in a circuit. """ qubits = default_qubits(self) instr = SaveClifford(len(qubits), label=label, pershot=pershot) return self.append(instr, qubits)
QuantumCircuit.save_clifford = save_clifford