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A high performance distributed quantum simulator

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Huawei HiQ is an open-source software framework for quantum computing. It is based on and compatible with ProjectQ. It aims at providing tools which facilitate inventing, implementing, testing, debugging, and running quantum algorithms using either classical hardware or actual quantum devices. You can find more about Huawei HiQ at

The Huawei HiQsimulator is a part of Huawei HiQ, includes a single-amplitude simulation engine, a full-amplitude simulation engine and an error-correction circuit simulation engine.

Getting started

To start using Huawei HiQsimulator, simply follow the installation instructions and code examples in the Tutorials. More example codes can be found on GitHub.

How to contribute

We welcome contributions. If you find a bug or want to propose a new idea, open an issue. If you have written some code that should be merged, create a pull request describing your changes and why it should be merged. If you have any questions, feel free to send an email to

How to cite

When using Huawei HiQsimulator for research projects, please cite

  • Huawei HiQ team, ‘Huawei HiQ: A High-performance Quantum Computing Simulator and Programming Framework’,


Huawei HiQsimulator is released under the Apache 2 license.

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