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Personal Statement

Daniel Oi is a Senior Lecturer working on Quantum Information in the Computational Nonlinear and Quantum Optics (CNQO) group at the Department of Physics, University of Strathclyde. His research interests span fundamental aspects of quantum theory, quantum engineering, the theory of quantum computation, and quantum space science and technologies. Prior to joining Strathclyde in 2006, he was a Research Fellow at Sidney Sussex College and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge. He completed his doctorate at the Centre for Quantum Computation, University of Oxford in 2002.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Mathematics, University of Cambridge

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford

Unknown, Bachelor of Science, University of Western Australia

Bachelor of Engineering, University of Western Australia


  • quantum computation
  • quantum information
  • space
  • Quantum technology

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Projects 2004 2022

Research Output 1997 2017

26 Citations (Scopus)
65 Downloads (Pure)

CubeSat quantum communications mission

Oi, D. KL., Ling, A., Vallone, G., Villoresi, P., Greenland, S. C., Kerr, E., Macdonald, M., Weinfurter, H., Kuiper, H., Charbon, E. & Ursin, R., 17 Apr 2017, In : EPJ Quantum Technology. 4, 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
quantum communication
target acquisition
15 Downloads (Pure)

Linear quantum optical bare raising operator

Radtke, J. C. J., Oi, D. K. L. & Jeffers, J., 23 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. 50, 21, 9 p., 215501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access


Data for: "Deterministic amplification of Schrödinger cat states in circuit quantum electrodynamics"

Oi, D. (Creator), Ginossar, E. (Creator), Joo, J. (Creator), Elliott, M. (Creator), Spiller, T. P. (Creator), 13 Oct 2017



Adiabatic processes, noise, and stochastic algorithms for quantum computing and quantum simulation

Author: Xu, G., 1 Sep 2017

Supervisor: Daley, A. (Supervisor) & Oi, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Applications of the operator Schmidt decomposition in the quantification and exploitation of correlations

Author: Caiaffa, M., 1 Oct 2018

Supervisor: Piani, M. (Supervisor) & Oi, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


Founding member of QUISCO (Quantum Information Scotland network)

Daniel Oi (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Election to learned society

information network

Activities 2000 2019

Catapult Researchers in Residence – EPSRC engagement event

Daniel Oi (Participant)
3 Dec 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Centre for Quantum Technologies

Daniel Oi (Visiting researcher)
12 Nov 201913 Nov 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution