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Matlab package: graphical calculus for quantum operations (esp. linear optics)

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I need a matlab package that will make my life easier. I have quantum circuits with optical beam splitters, polarizing beam splitters and photodetectors. These circuits are getting very complicated and I am wondering if anyone knows of a matlab package that would make my life easier. A graphical package would be excellent and I suppose any software will do.

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asked Feb 9, 2012 in Theoretical Physics by user442920 (90 points) [ no revision ]
Cross-listed to Physics.SE http://physics.stackexchange.com/q/20773/2451

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Beyond the [qotoolbox](http://qwiki.stanford.edu/index.php/Quantum_Optics_Toolbox), which is showing its age but still very useful, I'm not sure what to suggest. A graphical package does not exist (as far as I'm aware), and is not likely to unless you make it yourself since this not in high demand.

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@MarkS.Everitt Make it an answer.

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@PiotrMigdal: Done. Bit sad to have such a negative answer, but you are right that it is one.

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Beyond the qotoolbox, which is showing its age but still very useful, I'm not sure what to suggest. A graphical package does not exist (as far as I'm aware), and is not likely to unless you make it yourself since this not in high demand.

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answered Feb 10, 2012 by Mark S. Everitt (180 points) [ no revision ]
Sze Tan did not believe in function prototypes when coding in C. It works, just don't go poking around in the source code.

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