Source code for qiskit_aer.library.set_instructions.set_stabilizer

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"""
Instruction to set the simulator state to a stabilizer state.
"""

from qiskit.circuit import QuantumCircuit, Instruction
from qiskit.quantum_info import StabilizerState, Clifford
from ..default_qubits import default_qubits


[docs]class SetStabilizer(Instruction): """Set the Clifford stabilizer state of the simulator""" _directive = True def __init__(self, state): """Create new instruction to set the Clifford stabilizer state of the simulator. Args: state (StabilizerState or Clifford): A clifford operator. .. note:: This set instruction must always be performed on the full width of qubits in a circuit, otherwise an exception will be raised during simulation. """ if isinstance(state, StabilizerState): state = state.clifford elif not isinstance(state, Clifford): state = Clifford(state) super().__init__("set_stabilizer", state.num_qubits, 0, [state.to_dict()])
[docs]def set_stabilizer(self, state): """Set the Clifford stabilizer state of the simulator. Args: state (Clifford): A clifford operator. Returns: QuantumCircuit: with attached instruction. Raises: ValueError: If the state is the incorrect size for the current circuit. .. note: This instruction is always defined across all qubits in a circuit. """ qubits = default_qubits(self) if isinstance(state, StabilizerState): state = state.clifford if not isinstance(state, Clifford): state = Clifford(state) if state.num_qubits != len(qubits): raise ValueError( "The size of the Clifford for the set_stabilizer" " instruction must be equal to the number of qubits" f" in the circuit (state.num_qubits ({state.num_qubits})" f" != QuantumCircuit.num_qubits ({self.num_qubits}))." ) return self.append(SetStabilizer(state), qubits)
QuantumCircuit.set_stabilizer = set_stabilizer