If Qibo has been significant in your research, and you would like to acknowledge the project in your academic publication, we suggest citing the following documents:

Peer-Reviewed Articles#

  • S. Efthymiou, S. Ramos-Calderer, C. Bravo-Prieto, A. Pérez-Salinas, D. Garcı́a-Martı́n, A. Garcia-Saez, J. I. Latorre, S. Carrazza, Qibo: a framework for quantum simulation with hardware acceleration, Quantum Science and Technology 7 (1) (2021) 015018. doi:10.1088/2058-9565/ac39f5, (arXiv:2009.01845).

    In BibTeX format:

        doi       = {10.1088/2058-9565/ac39f5},
        url       = {},
        year      = 2021,
        month     = {dec},
        publisher = {{IOP} Publishing},
        volume    = {7},
        number    = {1},
        pages     = {015018},
        author    = {Stavros Efthymiou and
                     Sergi Ramos-Calderer and
                     Carlos Bravo-Prieto and
                     Adri{\'{a}}n P{\'{e}}rez-Salinas and
                     Diego Garc{\'{\i}}a-Mart{\'{\i}}n and
                     Artur Garcia-Saez and
                     Jos{\'{e}} Ignacio Latorre and
                     Stefano Carrazza},
        title     = {Qibo: a framework for quantum simulation with hardware acceleration},
        journal   = {Quantum Science and Technology},
  • S. Efthymiou, M. Lazzarin, A. Pasquale, S. Carrazza, Quantum simulation with just-in-time compilation, Quantum (6) (2022). doi:10.22331/q-2022-09-22-814, (arXiv:2203.08826).

    In BibTeX format:

        doi       = {10.22331/q-2022-09-22-814},
        url       = {},
        title     = {Quantum simulation with just-in-time compilation},
        author    = {Efthymiou, Stavros and Lazzarin, Marco and Pasquale, Andrea and Carrazza, Stefano},
        journal   = {{Quantum}},
        issn      = {2521-327X},
        publisher = {{Verein zur F{\"{o}}rderung des Open Access Publizierens in den Quantenwissenschaften}},
        volume    = {6},
        pages     = {814},
        month     = sep,
        year      = {2022}
  • S. Efthymiou, A. Orgaz-Fuertes, R. Carobene, J. Cereijo, A. Pasquale, S. Ramos-Calderer, S. Bordoni, D. Fuentes-Ruiz, A. Candido, E. Pedicillo, M. Robbiati, Y.P. Tan, J. Wilkens, I. Roth, J.I. Latorre, S. Carrazza, Qibolab: an open-source hybrid quantum operating system (2023), (arXiv:2308.06313).

  • R. Carobene, A. Candido, J. Serrano, A.O-Fuertes, A. Giachero, S. Carrazza, Qibosoq: an open-source framework for quantum circuit RFSoC programming (2023), (arXiv:2310.05851)

Software References in Zenodo#

  • S. Efthymiou, S. Ramos-Calderer, C. Bravo-Prieto, A. Pérez-Salinas, D. García-Martín, A. Garcia-Saez, J. I. Latorre, S. Carrazza. (2020). qiboteam/qibo: Qibo. Zenodo.

  • S. Efthymiou, A. Orgaz, S. Carrazza, A. Pasquale, D. Fuentes Ruiz, M. Lazzarin, S. Bordoni, E. Pedicillo, P. Tan and M. Hantute. (2023). qiboteam/qibolab: Qibolab. Zenodo.

  • A. Pasquale, S. Efthymiou, D. Fuentes Ruiz, E. Pedicillo, S. Carrazza, A. Orgaz, A. Sopena, A. Candido, M. Robbiati and M. Hantute (2023). qiboteam/qibocal: Qibocal. Zenodo.

Conference Proceedings#

  • S. Carrazza, S. Efthymiou, M. Lazzarin, A. Pasquale. An open-source modular framework for quantum computing. (2022) ACAT2021, (arXiv:2202.07017).

  • M. Robbiati, S. Efthymiou, A. Pasquale, S. Carrazza. A quantum analytical Adam descent through parameter shift rule using Qibo. (2022) ICHEP2022, (arXiv:2210.10787).

  • A. Pasquale, S. Efthymiou, S. Ramos-Calderer, J. Wilkens, I, Roth, S. Carrazza. Towards an open-source framework to perform quantum calibration and characterization. (2023) ACAT22, (arXiv:2303.10397).

Based on qibo#

  • C. Bravo-Prieto, J. Baglio, M. Cè, A. Francis, Dorota M. Grabowska, S. Carrazza. Style-based quantum generative adversarial networks for Monte Carlo events. Quantum 6 (2022) 777, (arXiv:2110.06933).

  • M. Robbiati, J. M. Cruz-Martinez, S. Carrazza. Determining probability density functions with adiabatic quantum computing. (2023), (arXiv:2303.11346).

  • J. M. Cruz-Martinez, M. Robbiati, S. Carrazza, Multi-variable integration with a variational quantum circuit. (2023), (arXiv:2308.05657).

Authorship Guideline#

In order to appear as an author of a Qibo publication (paper, proceedings, etc) each author must fullfil the following requirements:

  • Participate to the official meetings.

  • Contribute to the code with documented commits.

  • Contribute to the manuscript elaboration.