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Qudi: a modular python suite for experiment control and data processing

Universität Ulm

Qudi is a general, modular, multi-operating system suite written in Python 3 for controlling laboratory experiments. It provides a structured environment by separating functionality into hardware abstraction, experiment logic and user interface layers. The core feature set comprises a graphical user interface, live data visualization, distributed execution over networks, rapid prototyping via Jupyter notebooks, configuration management, and data recording. Currently, the included modules are focused on confocal microscopy, quantum optics and quantum information experiments, but an expansion into other fields is possible and encouraged.

Jan M. Binder et al.

SoftwareX, Volume 6, 2017, Pages 85–90

Simplified illustration of Qudi used to perform ODMR experiments in the laboratory.