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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

 

Career

  • 2018 - date: Postdoc, DAMTP, University of Cambridge. 
  • 2016 - 2018: Postdoc, Paris Diderot University. 
  • 2014 - 2015: Postdoc, Free University of Brussels.
  • 2009 - 2013: PhD in Quantum Theory and Information, DAMTP, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge. Supervisor: Professor Adrian Kent.
  • 2008 - 2009: Part III Maths (Distinction), DAMTP, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge.
  • 2003 - 2008: BA Physics, National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Research

Member of the Centre for Quantum Information and Foundations in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. Current research interests are Quantum Information, Quantum Cryptography, and Quantum Foundations.

Publications

  • My publications and preprints can be found on the arXiv or below.
  • My PhD thesis can be found here.

Granted Patent

  • D. Pitalúa-García, "Method and system for spacetime-constrained oblivious transfer," US 10715319B2 (July, 2020).

Pre-University Physics Olympiad

  • Gold Medal in the VIII Iberoamerican Physics Olympiad, Havana, Cuba, September 2003.

Publications

Flexible quantum tokens in spacetime
A Kent, D Pitalúa-García
– Physical Review A
(2020)
101,
022309
One-out-of-$m$ spacetime-constrained oblivious transfer
D Pitalúa-García
– Physical Review A
(2019)
100,
012302
Practical and unconditionally secure spacetime-constrained oblivious transfer
D Pitalúa-García, I Kerenidis
– Physical Review A
(2018)
98,
032327
Spacetime-constrained oblivious transfer
D Pitalúa-García
– Physical Review A
(2016)
93,
062346
Hyperdense coding and superadditivity of classical capacities in hypersphere theories
S Massar, S Pironio, D Pitalúa-García
– New Journal of Physics
(2015)
17,
113002
Bloch-sphere colorings and Bell inequalities
A Kent, D Pitalúa-García
– Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
(2014)
90,
062124
Quantum Information Causality
D Pitalúa-García
– Physical Review Letters
(2013)
110,
210402
Deduction of an upper bound on the success probability of port-based teleportation from the no-cloning theorem and the no-signaling principle
D Pitalúa-García
– Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
(2013)
87,
040303
Multi-photon and side-channel attacks in mistrustful quantum cryptography
M Bozzio, A Cavaillès, E Diamanti, A Kent, D Pitalúa-García
Practical quantum tokens without quantum memories and experimental tests
A Kent, D Lowndes, D Pitalúa-García, J Rarity

Research Group

Centre for Quantum Information and Foundations

Room

FL.07

Telephone

01223 760367