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Digital Firmware for Classical Control of Qubits


Sitting in between the QUASAR Ice core and the Quantum Controller Hardware, the Quantum Controller Firmware (or qFirm) provides the glue logic between QUASAR Ice core and the Quantum Controlerl Hardware. This layer converts the users’ code into digital signals that will be sent to the QPU. This layer also provides a supervisor mode, which provides advanced use cases not handled by the core, as well as system administration (i.e. calibration).

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