"David Elieser Deutsch", Royal Society#Fellows/FRS is a United Kingdom/British physicist at the University of Oxford. He is a non-stipendiary Visiting Professor in the Department of Atomic and Laser Physics at the Centre for Quantum Computation (CQC) in the Clarendon Laboratory of the University of Oxford. He pioneered the field of quantum computation by formulating a description for a quantum Turing machine, as well as specifying an algorithm designed to run on a quantum computer.

Also available [http://www.ceid.upatras.gr/tech_news/papers/quantum_theory.pdf here.] Abstract available [http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1985RSPSA.400...97D here.] He is a proponent of the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics.

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