Simon Benjamin

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Simon Benjamin is the Professor of Quantum Technologies at Materials Department in the University of Oxford, and an Associate Director of the Oxford-led UK National Hub on Networked Quantum Information Technologies (NQIT). He has been a Visiting Professor at the Centre for Quantum Technologies in Singapore, and is currently a visiting researcher at the Singapore University of Technology and Design. In Oxford, he leads the Quantum and Nanotechnology Theory group (, a team of applied theorists designing a new generation of technologies based on harnessing quantum effects to outperform conventional computers. Professor Benjamin also serves on the editorial board of the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society A.


Hiding a Quantum Cache in Diamonds

Entanglement purification, a vital enabler for practical quantum networks, has been shown to be feasible with secluded nuclear memories in diamond. Read More »