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Research Staff Member - Experimental Quantum Computing
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA


Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  American Physical Society (APS)


Imaging and addressing of individual fermionic atoms in an optical lattice
G. J. A. Edge, R. Anderson, D. Jervis, D. C. McKay, R. Day, S. Trotzky, J. H. Thywissen
Phys. Rev. A92, 063406, American Physical Society, 2015

High-Contrast Qubit Interactions Using Multimode Cavity QED
David C. McKay, Ravi Naik, Philip Reinhold, Lev S. Bishop, David I. Schuster
Phys. Rev. Lett.114, 080501, American Physical Society, 2015

Metastable Bose-Einstein condensation in a strongly correlated optical lattice
David McKay, Ushnish Ray, Stefan Natu, Philip Russ, David Ceperley, Brian DeMarco
Phys. Rev. A91, 023625, American Physical Society, 2015


Slow Thermalization between a Lattice and Free Bose Gas
David C McKay, Carolyn Meldgin, David Chen, Brian DeMarco
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111(6), 063002, APS, 2013


Evolution of condensate fraction during rapid lattice ramps
Stefan S Natu, David C McKay, Brian DeMarco, Erich J Mueller
Physical Review A 85(6), 061601, APS, 2012


Low-temperature high-density magneto-optical trapping of potassium using the open 4 S→ 5 P transition at 405 nm
DC McKay, Dylan Jervis, DJ Fine, JW Simpson-Porco, GJA Edge, JH Thywissen
Physical Review A 84(6), 063420, APS, 2011

Cooling in strongly correlated optical lattices: prospects and challenges
DC McKay, B DeMarco
Reports on Progress in Physics 74(5), 054401, IOP Publishing, 2011


Thermometry with spin-dependent lattices
D McKay, B DeMarco
New Journal of Physics 12(5), 055013, IOP Publishing, 2010

A disordered insulator in an optical lattice
Matt Pasienski, David McKay, Matt White, Brian DeMarco
Nature Physics 6(9), 677--680, Nature Publishing Group, 2010


Lattice thermodynamics for ultracold atoms
David McKay, M White, B DeMarco
Physical Review A 79(6), 063605, APS, 2009

Strongly interacting bosons in a disordered optical lattice
M White, M Pasienski, D McKay, SQ Zhou, D Ceperley, B DeMarco
Physical Review Letters 102(5), 055301, APS, 2009


Phase-slip-induced dissipation in an atomic Bose--Hubbard system
D McKay, M White, M Pasienski, B DeMarco
Nature 453(7191), 76--79, Nature Publishing Group, 2008