Installation

Important: QuCAT only supports python 3

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

https://github.com/mgely/qucat

To install from source, download or clone the source code, open a terminal and navigate to the qucat folder, and run pip install .

Requirements

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

Additional features are available with the following packages:

  • QuTiP, tested on version 4.3

We recommend installing python and these packages by downloading and installing Anaconda.