Boulder Opal

Quantum control infrastructure software for R&D professionals building the future

Optimize your quantum hardware

Use our Python package to harness the power of quantum control in your own research, or integrate directly into hardware.

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Boulder Opal at a glance and quickstart


Background information for the use of Boulder Opal in quantum research


Introduction to the essential Boulder Opal features with hands-on exercises

User guides

Step-by-step how-to guides for the features in Boulder Opal

Application notes

See how we have applied Boulder Opal to solve major challenges in the field


Module, class, and method reference for Boulder Opal software packages


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