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backends Updating device parameters for Melbourne (#31) Aug 5, 2019 Update (#32) Aug 9, 2019

Backend information.


The ibmq-device-information repo contains information useful to Qiskit users of the remote IBM Q backends.


The backends directory contains information about the remote IBM Q backends. At the moment there are documents for available hardware backends. Soon, we will update this to include specifications on various remote simulation backends.

Citation format

For research papers, we encourage authors to acknowledge the IBM Q with

We acknowledge use of the IBM Q for this work. The views expressed are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of IBM or the IBM Q team.

Devices should be cited using the following format (here using Yorktown as the example):

Please specify the name (here IBM Q 5 Yorktown) and the version used for taking the data.

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