Dr. Dave Clader

Applied Physics

Personal Bio

Dr. Clader is a member of the Princial Professional Staff and the Group Supervisor of the Experimental and Computational Physics research group at the Applied Physics Laboratory.  Dr. Clader received his B.A. in Physics from SUNY Geneseo 2002.  He received a Ph.D. in physics (quantum optics) at the University of Rochester in 2008, and he joined APL in 2010.  Dr. Clader specializes in quantum information science, quantum optics, and physics-based modeling.  He is currently performing research in quantum information theory and modeling.  He is a member of OSA and APS.

Education History

  • B.A. Physics, SUNY Geneseo
  • Ph.D. Physics, University of Rochester

Work Experience

Principal Professional Staff, JHU Applied Physics Laboratory


J.P. Barnes, C.J. Trout, D. Lucarelli, and B.D. Clader, "Quantum error-correction failure distributions: Comparison of coherent and stochastic error models," Phys. Rev. A 95, 062338 (2017).
B.D. Clader, “Quantum networking of microwave photons using optical fibers,” Phys. Rev. A 90, 012324 (2014).
E. Groves, B.D. Clader, and J.H. Eberly, “Jaynes-Cummings theory out of the box” J. Phys. B 46, 224005 (2013).
B.D. Clader, B.C. Jacobs, and C.R. Sprouse, “Preconditioned Quantum Linear System Algorithm”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 250504 (2013).
B.D. Clader and S.M. Hendrickson, “Microresonator-based all-optical switch”, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 1329 (2013).
B.D. Clader, S.M. Hendrickson, R.M. Camacho, and B.C. Jacobs, “All-optical microdisk switch using EIT”, Opt. Express 21, 6169 (2013).
E. Groves, B.D. Clader, and J.H. Eberly, “Multipulse Quantum Control: Exact Solutions” Opt. Lett. 34, 2539 (2009).
B.D. Clader and J.H. Eberly, “Two-Pulse Propagation in a Partially Phase-Coherent Medium” Phys. Rev. A 78, 033803 (2008).
B.D. Clader and J.H. Eberly, “Two-Pulse Propagation in Media with Quantum-Mixed Ground States” Phys. Rev. A 76, 053812 (2007).
B.D. Clader and J.H. Eberly, “Theoretical study of fast light with short sech pulses in coherent gain media” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 31, 916 (2007).
B.D. Clader and J.H. Eberly, “Stimulated Raman Transfer of SIT Solitons,” Proc. Int. Symp. on Quant. Opt., Ahmedabad, July 24-27 (2006) (Macmillan of India, 2007).
B.D. Clader, Q-Han Park, and J.H. Eberly, “Fast light in full coherent gain media,” Opt. Lett. 31, 2921 (2006).
D.H. Douglass, B.D. Clader, J.R. Christy, P.J. Michaels, and D.A. Belsley, “Test for Harmful Collinearity among Predictor Variables used in the Modeling of the Global Temperature,” Climate Res. 24, 15 (2003).
D.H. Douglass and B.D. Clader, “Climate Sensitivity of the Earth to solar irradiance”, Geoph. Res. Lett. 29, 1786 (2002).

Professional Organizations

Optical Society of America
American Physical Society