QuCAT only supports python 3
If you don’t succeed in installing QuCAT following the instructions below, ask for help on our forum.
Installing via pip¶
The recommended way to install qucat is via pip by opening a terminal and running
pip install qucat
Installing from source¶
The latest source code is available on our Github repository
To install from source, download or clone the source code,
open a terminal and navigate to the qucat folder, and run
pip install .
Qucat depends on several open-source libraries. The following packages are currently required:
Python 3, tested on version 3.7
Numpy, tested on version 1.16.2
Matplotlib, tested on version 3.0.3
Sympy, tested on version 1.3
Generating a Hamiltonian requires
QuTiP, tested on version 4.3
Performance of Sympy and thus QuCAT is enhanced by using
We recommend installing python and these packages by downloading and installing Anaconda.