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random_hermitian(dims, traceless=False, seed=None)

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Return a random hermitian Operator.

The operator is sampled from Gaussian Unitary Ensemble.


  • dims (int or tuple) – the input dimension of the Operator.
  • traceless (bool) – Optional. If True subtract diagonal entries to return a traceless hermitian operator (Default: False).
  • seed (int or np.random.Generator) – Optional. Set a fixed seed or generator for RNG.


a Hermitian operator.

Return type


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