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Welcome!

We are the Oxford University QuNaT group led by Simon Benjamin. Scroll around the Home page to discover our research stories. If …

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Site is being updated!

This site is now very out of date — but there’s a new one coming for Jan 2018! Please check back.

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Quantum annealing

The process called quantum annealing is a hot topic! We’ve posted a preprint which extents recent ideas from an Innsbruck team, for realising such a technology …

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Ultimate network?

In a paper to appear in PRX, Naomi and Simon present detailed calculations simulating a quantum computer built from many small units …

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Going 100% open!

The last few papers from the QuNaT group have set a precedent that we hope to maintain permanently: We publish in open journals …

New website for all Oxford's Quantum Science

Oxford Quantum site

A new website has been created for all of Oxford University’s quantum science community.

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More Bird Brains

The debate continues about quantum effects in the natural ‘compass sense’ that some birds have. The most well-studied species is the European …