Hardware and software tools for teaching the basics of quantum informatics to students of specialized (high) schools





quantum calculations, quantum computer, quantum circuit, quantum algorithm, IBM Quantum Lab, IBM Quantum Composer, Python, Jupyter Notebook


The article defines the criteria for choosing a cloud-based platform for mastering the basics of quantum informatics by students of a specialized (high) schools: cross-browser; intuitive interface; the possibility of free access; access without registration and simplified registration; the presence of a systematized reference system with examples; support for the development of the environment by the developer; support for working in a personal educational environment; support for working with quantum algorithms in graphical mode; automatic conversion of quantum algorithms from graphic format to program code text; support for the Ukrainian-language localization; availability of a mobile application; responsive design. The possibilities of platforms for implementing quantum algorithms from the following companies are analyzed: Microsoft, QuTech, Amazon Braket, IBM. The choice of the IBM Quantum cloud-based platform is justified. Work at IBM Quantum Composer and IBM Quantum Lab is described. Information about quantum operations and gates is presented: their designation in IBM Quantum Composer and IBM Quantum Lab, the gate matrix, and the purpose of the gate. An example of implementing quantum teleportation in the form of a circuit and program is given.


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Lehka, L.V., Shokaliuk, S.V. and Osadchyi, V.V., 2022. Hardware and software tools for teaching the basics of quantum informatics to students of specialized (high) schools. CTE Workshop Proceedings [Online], 9, pp.228–244. Available from: https://doi.org/10.55056/cte.117 [Accessed 24 May 2024].
Received 2021-06-29
Accepted 2021-12-17
Published 2022-03-21

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