PennyLane Qiskit Plugin¶
PennyLane is a cross-platform Python library for quantum machine learning, automatic differentiation, and optimization of hybrid quantum-classical computations.
Qiskit is an open-source compilation framework capable of targeting various types of hardware and a high-performance quantum computer simulator with emulation capabilities, and various compiler plug-ins.
This PennyLane plugin allows to use both the software and hardware backends of Qiskit as devices for PennyLane.
Provides three devices to be used with PennyLane:
qiskit.ibmq. These devices provide access to the various backends.
Supports a wide range of PennyLane operations and expectation values across the providers.
Combine Qiskit’s high performance simulator and hardware backend support with PennyLane’s automatic differentiation and optimization.