Dr Daniel Oi

Senior Lecturer


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.


QUARC : Quantum Research Cubesat - a constellation for quantum communication
Mazzarella Luca, Lowe Christopher, Lowndes David, Joshi Siddarth Koduru, Greenland Steve, McNeil Doug, Mercury Cassandra, Macdonald Malcolm, Rarity John, Oi Daniel Kuan Li
Cryptography Vol 4 (2020)
Scheduling of space to ground quantum key distribution
Polnik Mateusz, Mazzarella Luca, Di Carlo Marilena, Oi Daniel KL, Riccardi Annalisa, Arulselvan Ashwin
EPJ Quantum Technology Vol 7 (2020)
Linear quantum optical bare raising operator
Radtke Jennifer C J, Oi Daniel K L, Jeffers John
Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Vol 50 (2017)
CubeSat quantum communications mission
Oi Daniel KL, Ling Alex, Vallone Giuseppe, Villoresi Paolo, Greenland Stephen Charles, Kerr Emma, Macdonald Malcolm, Weinfurter Harald, Kuiper Hans, Charbon Edoardo, Ursin Rupert
EPJ Quantum Technology Vol 4 (2017)
Nanosatellite experiments to enable future space-based QKD missions
Bedington Robert, Bai Xueliang, Truong-Cao Edward, Tan Yue Chuan, Durak Kadir, Villar Zafra Aitor, Grieve James A, Oi Daniel KL, Ling Alexander
EPJ Quantum Technology Vol 3 (2016)
Nanosatellites for quantum science and technology
Oi Daniel KL, Ling Alex, Grieve James A, Jennewein Thomas, Dinkelaker Aline N, Krutzik Markus
Contemporary Physics, pp. 1-32 (2016)

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Professional activities

34th Annual Small Satellite Conference
Space, Quantum Technologies, and CubeSats
QT Hub in Quantum Communications Scientific Project Meeting
Compact Multispectral Imager for Nanosatellites
Satellite Applications Catapult Meet the RiRs Event
Internal EngD Examiner

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Carnegie Undergraduate Vacation Scholarship
Oi, Daniel (Principal Investigator) Jeffers, John (Co-investigator) Sarguroh, Khadija (Researcher)
01-Jan-2020 - 23-Jan-2020
The EPSRC Quantum Communications Hub
Oi, Daniel (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 30-Jan-2024
Carnegie Undergraduate Vacation Scholarship
Oi, Daniel (Principal Investigator) Nikolov, Boyko (Researcher)
03-Jan-2019 - 01-Jan-2019
Satellite Quantum Key Distribution (SA Catapult Researchers in Residence)
Oi, Daniel (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 31-Jan-2022
System Integration and Testing of a CubeSat WCP QKD Payload (NSTP Fast track)
Oi, Daniel (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 30-Jan-2020
Comms QT Hub Partnership Resource III
Oi, Daniel (Principal Investigator) Macdonald, Malcolm (Co-investigator) Lowe, Christopher (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2018 - 30-Jan-2019

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