CHP: CNOT-Hadamard-Phase

Scott Aaronson and Daniel Gottesman

What is CHP?

CHP is a high-performance simulator of stabilizer circuits -- quantum circuits that consist of controlled-NOT, Hadamard, and π/2 phase gates as well as 1-qubit measurement gates.

What can it help me do?

Where can I learn more?

The following paper contains the algorithmic ideas on which CHP is based.

A PowerPoint presentation is also available.

Where can I download CHP?

Is CHP freeware?

Yes, but:

Why was CHP written?

Scott Aaronson wrote it in order to pass the Graduate Computer Architecture course at Berkeley, taught by John Kubiatowicz.

Last modified: February 6, 2005