X operation


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Namespace: Microsoft.Quantum.Intrinsic

Package: Microsoft.Quantum.Type2.Core

Applies the Pauli $X$ gate.

operation X (qubit : Qubit) : Unit is Adj + Ctl


\begin{align} \sigma_x \mathrel{:=} \begin{bmatrix} 0 & 1 \\ 1 & 0 \end{bmatrix}. \end{align}


qubit : Qubit

Qubit to which the gate should be applied.

Output : Unit