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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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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 …

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A thousand fragments

Our recent paper in Nature Communications explains how we might be able to break up a quantum computer into little, easy to …

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Quantum communication

In a recent New J. Physics article, we look at how one could create entanglement between two remote parties by generating, and …

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Dark spin chain

In a recent Phys. Rev. Letter we take a look at the idea of using a chain of spins as a ‘wiring’ …

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Open Science conference

Simon recently ran a conference on Open Science, with help from others in the QuNaT team.¬†Rigour and Openness in 21st Century Science’. …

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Birds ‘see’ magnetism?

How precisely do birds navigate over long distances without getting lost? In a Biophysical Journal article, we suggest that certain migratory birds …