iplot_error_map(backend, figsize=(800, 500), show_title=True, remove_badcal_edges=True, background_color='white', as_widget=False)[source]#

Plot the error map of a device.

  • backend (IBMBackend) – Plot the error map for this backend.

  • figsize (Tuple[int]) – Figure size in pixels.

  • show_title (bool) – Whether to show figure title.

  • remove_badcal_edges (bool) – Whether to remove bad CX gate calibration data.

  • background_color (str) – Background color, either ‘white’ or ‘black’.

  • as_widget (bool) – True if the figure is to be returned as a PlotlyWidget. Otherwise the figure is to be returned as a PlotlyFigure.

Return type:

Union[PlotlyFigure, PlotlyWidget]


The error map figure.

  • VisualizationValueError – If an invalid input is received.

  • VisualizationTypeError – If the specified backend is a simulator.


from qiskit_ibm_provider import IBMProvider
from qiskit_ibm_provider.visualization import iplot_error_map

provider = IBMProvider(group='open', project='main')
backend = provider.get_backend('ibmq_vigo')

iplot_error_map(backend, as_widget=True)