%simulate

Summary

Runs a given function or operation on the QuantumSimulator target machine.

Description

This magic command allows executing a given function or operation on the QuantumSimulator, which performs a full-state simulation of the given function or operation and prints the resulting return value.

See the QuantumSimulator user guide to learn more.

Required parameters

  • Q# operation or function name. This must be the first parameter, and must be a valid Q# operation or function name that has been defined either in the notebook or in a Q# file in the same folder.
  • Arguments for the Q# operation or function must also be specified as key=value pairs.

Example

Simulate a Q# operation defined as operation MyOperation() : Result:

In []: %simulate MyOperation
Out[]: <return value of the operation>

Example

Simulate a Q# operation defined as operation MyOperation(a : Int, b : Int) : Result:

In []: %simulate MyOperation a=5 b=10
Out[]: <return value of the operation>