Dr. Clader is a Vice President at Goldman Sachs where he studies applications of quantum computing for finance. He is a former member of the Princial Professional Staff at the Johns Hopkins University 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. He joined APL in 2010 and Goldman Sachs in 2021.

Education History

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


Kevin Schultz, Gregory Quiroz, Paraj Titum, and B. D. Clader, “SchWARMA: A model-based approach for time-correlated noise in quantum circuits,” Phys. Rev. Research 3, 033229 (2021).
B. D. Clader, Colin J. Trout, Jeff P. Barnes, Kevin Schultz, Gregory Quiroz, and Paraj Titum, “Impact of correlations and heavy tails on quantum error correction,” Phys. Rev. A 103, 052428 (2021).
Samuel R. Hedemann and B. D. Clader, “Optomechanical Entanglement of Remote Microwave Cavities,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 35, 2509 (2018).
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

American Physical Society