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random_pauli_list(num_qubits, size=1, seed=None, phase=True)

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Return a random PauliList.


  • num_qubits (int) – the number of qubits.
  • size (int) – Optional. The length of the Pauli list (Default: 1).
  • seed (int or np.random.Generator) – Optional. Set a fixed seed or generator for RNG.
  • phase (bool) – If True the Pauli phases are randomized, otherwise the phases are fixed to 0. [Default: True]


a random PauliList.

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