0.5.0 Expanded feature sets hardware compilation backends (2021-10-25)¶
The schedules.timedomain_schedules.allxy_sched function no longer accepts the string “All” as an argument to the element_select_idx keyword.
The QuantumDevice.cfg_nr_averages parameter was renamed to QuantumDevice.cfg_sched_repetitions
The call signature of gettables.ScheduleVectorAcqGettable has been renamed to gettables.ScheduleGettableSingleChannel, and the call signature has been updated according to #36 to no longer accept several keyword arguments.
Qblox Backend - The NCO phase is now reset at the start of a program (!213).
Qblox Backend - Compilation now requires qblox_instruments version 0.5.0, 0.5.1 or 0.5.2 (!214, !221).
Merged branches and closed issues¶
Compilation - Added the ability to specify the BinMode at the quantum-circuit layer (#183, !180).
Compilation - qcompile no longer modifies schedules (#102, !178).
Control - Added a first version of the QuantumDevice object (#148, !180).
Control - A single-qubit ScheduleGettable has been added (#36, !180).
Docs - Added bibliography with sphinxcontrib-bibtex extension (!171).
Docs - Fixed missing files in API reference (!176).
InstrumentCoordinator - CompiledSchedule class added to specify interfaces of InstrumentCoordinator and compilation functions (#174, !177).
InstrumentCoordinator - CompiledSchedule.last_schedule method added to provide access to last executed schedule (#167, !177).
Qblox Backend - Added support for qblox_instruments version 0.4.0 (new acquisition path) (!143).
Qblox Backend - Added support for real time mixer corrections rather than pre-distorting the uploaded waveforms (!192).
Qblox Backend - Waveforms are now compared using the normalized data array rather than the parameterized description (!182).
Qblox Backend - Support for append bin mode (#184, !180).
Qblox Backend - Support for using real value pulses on arbitrary outputs added (!142).
Qblox Backend - Compilation now supports 6 sequencers for both the QCM as well as the QRM (!142).
Qblox Backend - Support for a cluster, along with its QCM, QRM, QCM-RF and QRM-RF modules (!164)
Qblox Backend - Registers are now dynamically allocated during compilation (!195)
Zhinst backend - No exception is raised when an LO that is in the config is not part of a schedule. (#203, !223)
Zhinst backend - Instrument coordinator components for ZI will only be configured when the settings used to configure it have changed (#196, !227)
Zhinst backend - Solved a bug that caused single-sideband demodulation to not be configured correctly when using the UHFQA (!227)
Zhinst backend - Warnings raised during compilation of seqc programs will no longer raise an exception but will use logging.warning (!227)
Zhinst backend - resolved a bug where the instrument coordinator cannot write waveforms to the UHFQA if it has never been used before (!227)
Zhinst backend - resolved a bug where multiple identical measurements in a schedule would result in multiple integration weights being uploaded to the UFHQA (#207, !234)
Zhinst backend - resolved a bug where the UHFQA would not be triggered properly when executing a schedule with multiple samples (batched mode) (#205, !234)
Qblox ICCs - Compensated integration time for Qblox QRM IC component (!199).
Qblox ICCs - Added error handling for error flags given by get_sequencer_state (!215)
QuantumDevice - Added docstrings to the TransmonElement parameters (!216, !218)
Visualization - Allow user defined axis for plotting circuit diagram (!206)
Visualization - Adds schedule plotting using matplotlib and a WindowOperation to help visualize pulse diagrams (!225, !232)
Other - Added method sample_schedule to sample a Schedule (!212)
Other - The RampPulse has an extra (optional) parameter offset (!211)
Other - Updated existing schedules to make use of the acquisition index (#180, !180).
Other - Added a function to extract acquisition metadata from a schedule (#179, !180).
Other - The soft square waveform can now be evaluated with only one datapoint without raising an exception (!235)
Other - Added a function that generates a square pulse that compensates DC components of a sequence of pulses (!173)
0.4.0 InstrumentCoordinator and improvements to backends (2021-08-06)¶
Change of namespace from quantify.scheduler.* to quantify_scheduler.*
Merged branches and closed issues¶
Changes the namespace from quantify.scheduler to quantify_scheduler (!124)
InstrumentCoordinator - Add is_running property and wait_done method. Closes #133 (!140)
InstrumentCoordinator - Add instrument coordinator reference parameter to transmon element (!152)
InstrumentCoordinator - Prefix serialized settings for ZI ControlStack components. (!149)
InstrumentCoordinator - Refactored ControlStack name to InstrumentCoordinator (!151)
InstrumentCoordinator - Make use of InstrumentRefParameters (!144)
InstrumentCoordinator - Add controlstack class (!70)
InstrumentCoordinator - Add Zurich Instruments InstrumentCoordinatorComponent. (!99)
InstrumentCoordinator - Add Qblox InstrumentCoordinatorComponent. (!112)
InstrumentCoordinator - Avoid garbage collection for instrument coordinator components (!162)
Qblox backend - Removed limit in Qblox backend that keeps the QCM sequencer count at 2 (!135)
Qblox backend - Restructured compilation using external local oscillators. (!116)
Qblox backend - Added Chirp and Staircase pulses; and efficient implementation for QD spin qubit experiments (!106)
Qblox backend - Only run start_sequencer on pulsar instruments which have been armed (!156)
Zhinst backend - Assert current with new sequence program to skip compilation (!131)
Zhinst backend - Deserialize zhinst settings from JSON to ZISettingsBuilder (!130)
Zhinst backend - Add waveform mixer skewness corrections (!103)
Zhinst backend - Add backend option to enable Calibration mode (#103, !123)
Zhinst backend - Replace weights string array with a numerical array in JSON format (!148)
Zhinst backend - Add grouping of instrument settings (!133)
Zhinst backend - Add qcompile tests for the zurich instruments backend (!118)
Zhinst backend - Add repetitions parameter (!138)
Zhinst backend - Fixes the bug where the seqc in the datadir is not copied to the webserver location. (!165)
Fix for circuit diagram plotting failure after pulse scheduling (#157, !163)
Fixed typo in the gate_info of the Y gate in the gate_library (!155)
Add artificial detuning in Ramsey Schedule and bug fixes (!120)
Use individual loggers per python file (!134)
Recolour draw circuit diagram mpl (!96)
Fix issues with timedomain schedules (!145)
Renamed input parameters of quantify_scheduler.schedules.* functions. (!136)
Added acquisitions to circuit diagram (!93)
Add string representations to acquisition protocols of the acquisitions library (!114)
Transmon element and config generation (!75)
Rename operation_hash to operation_repr (!122)
Add types.Schedule from_json conversion (!119)
Add missing return types (!121)
Add serialization to Operations (!110)
0.3.0 Multiple backends support (2021-05-20)¶
Added support for both Qblox and Zurich Instrument backends.
Added convenience pylintrc configuration file.
Added examples for timedomain and spectroscopy schedules.
Major refactor of the Qblox backend. (For example, it’s now quantify_core.backends.qblox_backend instead of the previous quantify_core.backends.pulsar_backend)
Qblox backend requires strictly v0.3.2 of the qblox-instruments package.
Merged branches and closed issues¶
Add mixer skewness corrections helper function. (!102)
Added Qblox backend support. (!81)
Compile backend with ZISettingsBuilder. (!87)
Add vscode IDE config files. (!100)
Add ZISettingsBuilder class. (!86)
Added representation to gates in gate library and defined equality operation. (!101)
Fix/operation duration. Fixes #107. (!89)
Feat/long pulses fix validators name. (!90)
Implemented long square pulses unrolling (for waveform-memory-limited devices). (!83)
Changed Qblox-Instruments version to 0.3.2. (!88)
Feature: Improve overall zhinst backend timing. (!77)
Plotly cleanup. (!69)
Pulsar backend version bump. (!82)
Added zhinst backend support. (!49)
Added example timedomain programs. (!71)
Added example spectroscopy programs. (!64)
Added pylintrc configuration file. (!55)
Added repetitions property to Schedule. (!56)
Added Acquisition Protocols. (!51)
Hotfix for filename sanitization pulsar backend. (!61)
Pulsar backend function sanitization. (!60)
Potential fix time-out pulsar. (!58)
Updated Pulsar backend version to v0.2.3.. (!57)
Fixed datadir related bugs. (!54)
Added Station implementation. (!52)
Pulsar backend v0.2.2 check. (!48)
Fix for issue with acq delay. (!45)
Fix for issue #52. (!44)
Add artificial detuning to Ramsey schedule (!120)
Added support for the Qblox Pulsar QCM-RF/QRM-RF devices (!158)
0.2.0 Hybrid pulse- gate-level control model (2021-01-14)¶
Major refactor of the scheduler resource code enabling hybrid pulse- gate-level control.
Moved quantify_scheduler.types.Resource class to a separate quantify_scheduler.resources module.
Adds a BasebandClockResource class within the newly created quantify_scheduler.resources module.
Moved QRM and QCM related classes to the quantify_scheduler.backends.pulsar_backend module.
In quantify_scheduler.compilation, rename of function ‘_determine_absolute_timing’ to ‘determine_absolute_timing’. Argument changed from clock_unit to time_unit.
In quantify_scheduler.compilation, rename of function ‘_add_pulse_information_transmon’ to ‘add_pulse_information_transmon’.
Added ramp waveform in quantify_scheduler.waveforms.
Added schemas for operation and transmon_cfg.
Added a basic hybrid visualisation for pulses using new addressing scheme.
Operations check whether an operation is a valid gate or pulse.
Refactor of visualization module. Moved quantify_scheduler.backends.visualization to quantify_scheduler.visualization module. Expect code breaking reorganization and changes to function names.
Pulsar backend version now checks for QCM and QRM drivers version 0.1.2.
Merged branches and closed issues¶
fix(pulse_scheme): Add tickformatstops for x-axis using SI-unit ‘seconds’. Closes #39. (!39)
Resolve “y-axis label is broken in plotly visualization after resources-refactor”. Closes #45. (!38)
Resources refactor (!28, !29, !30)
Hybrid visualisation for pulses and circuit gate operations. Closes #22 and #6. (!27)
Support Pulsar parameterisation from scheduler. Support feature for #29. (!2)
Operation properties to check if an operation is a valid gate or pulse. Closes #28 (!25)
Visualisation refactor. Closes #26. (!22)
Windows job (!20)
Changed Pulsar backend version check from 0.1.1 to 0.1.2. (!21)
Refactored scheduler functionality from quantify-core into quantify-scheduler
Support for modifying Pulsar params via the sequencer #54 (!2)
Simplification of compilation through qcompile (!1)
Qubit resources can be parameters of gates #11 (!4)
Circuit diagram visualization of operations without no pulse info raises exception #5 (!5)
Pulsar backend verifies driver and firmware versions of hardware #14 (!6)
Sequencer renamed to scheduler #15 (!7)
Documentation update to reflect refactor #8 (!8)
Refactor circuit diagram to be more usable !10 (relates to #6)
Unify API docstrings to adhere to NumpyDocstring format !11
Changes to addressing of where a pulse is played !9 (#10)
Renamed doc -docs folder for consistency #18 (!12)
Moved test folder outside of project #19 (!14)
Add copyright notices and cleanup documenation #21 (!13)
Add installation tip for plotly dependency in combination with jupyter #24 (!15)
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