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Dominic Verdon

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Mr Dominic Verdon

Doctoral Student


Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QD



I apply algebraic and categorical techniques to problems in quantum information theory.

1. Reference frame independent quantum teleportation without prior alignment

  • Perfect tight quantum teleportation without a shared reference frame (with Jamie Vicary)
    Phys. Rev. A 98, 012306. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.98.012306
  • Quantum teleportation with infinite reference frame uncertainty and without prior alignment (with Jamie Vicary)
    Submitted for publication

2. Quantum pseudo-telepathy

  • A compositional approach to quantum functions (with Benjamin Musto and David Reutter)
    J. Math. Phys. 59, 081706 (2018). doi: 10.1063/1.5020566
  • The Morita theory of quantum graph isomorphisms (with Benjamin Musto and David Reutter)
    Commun. Math. Phys. (2018). doi: 10.1007/s00220-018-3225-6

3.  Higher algebra

Invited talks and workshops

Contributed talks


  • I have been class tutor and marker for the Categories, Proofs and Processes and Categorical Quantum Mechanics courses here in Oxford.
  • I have given outreach presentations about quantum computing at:
    • Target Oxbridge, Oxford, UK (age 16-18)
    • Radley College Science Fair, Radley, UK (age 14-16)
    • University College Computer Science Open Day, Oxford, UK (age 16-18)
  • I have been a referee for:
    • New Journal of Physics
    • Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra


Prior to my doctoral studies, I completed a MMath degree in Mathematical Sciences at the University of Durham, where I gained a 'Rising Star' Research Award and the 4H Project Prize.