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Dr Michael Mc Gettrick B.A., Ph.D.
| Michael Mc Gettrick holds a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics (String Theory) from the University of Notre Dame (Indiana), and a Bachelors Degree in Theoretical Physics from Trinity College Dublin. He has carried out research at
Originally working as a string theorist, he has since carried out research in (the mathematics of) discrete event dynamical systems, computer algebra (symbolic computation) and quantum information (quantum computation).
| Quantum Computing,
Discrete Event Dynamical Systems.
Please also check my home page at http://www.maths.nuigalway.ie/~gettrick
Project: 989 MF 39 00 MCGETTRICK ITC ( RM0539)
Start/End Dates: 01-MAY-00 / 29-NOV-04
|McGettrick, Michael (1991) On Virasoro constructions from Kac-Moody algebras. : ProQuest LLC, Ann Arbor, MI. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Mc Gettrick, M,Miszczak, JA (2014) 'Quantum walks with memory on cycles'. Physica A-Statistical Mechanics And Its Applications, 399 :163-170. [DOI] [Details]|
|Di Franco, C,Mc Gettrick, M,Machida, T,Busch, T (2013) 'Measurement-Induced Generation of Spatial Entanglement in a Two-Dimensional Quantum Walk with Single-Qubit Coin'. Journal Of Computational And Theoretical Nanoscience, 10 :1613-1616. [DOI] [Details]|
|Di Franco, C,Mc Gettrick, M,Machida, T,Busch, T (2011) 'Alternate two-dimensional quantum walk with a single-qubit coin'. Physical Review A, 84 . [DOI] [Details]|
|Di Franco, C,Mc Gettrick, M,Busch, T (2011) 'Mimicking the Probability Distribution of a Two-Dimensional Grover Walk with a Single-Qubit Coin'. Physical Review Letters, 106 . [DOI] [Details]|
|Mc Gettrick, M (2010) 'ONE DIMENSIONAL QUANTUM WALKS WITH MEMORY'. Quantum Information & Computation, 10 :509-524. [Details]|
|McGettrick, M. and McGlinn, W. and Gorman, N. and O'Raifeartaigh, L. (1992) 'Virasoro operators for arbitrarily twisted Kac-Moody algebras'. Internat. J. Modern Phys. A, 7 (11):2547-2558. [DOI] [Details]|
|Jean Cochet-Terrasson, Guy Cohen, Stephane Gaubert, Michael Mc Gettrick, Jean-Pierre Quadrat (1998) Numerical computation of spectral elements in max-plus algebra Proceedings of the IFAC Conference on System Structure and Control [Details]|
|Michael Mc Gettrick (2011) Algorithms via Quantum Random Walks. Newsletter [Details]|
Honours and Awards
| Year: 1982.
Title: Tyndall Medal
| Year: 1985.
Title: Kingsmill Jones Memorial Prize
|Association: American Mathematical Society, Function/Role: Member|
|Association: Irish Mathematical Society, Function/Role: Member|
|Michael Mc Gettrick, Colm O' Riordan, Meng Li, Jaroslaw Miszczak (2014) AMS Special Session on Quantum Walks, Quantum Computation, and Related Topics. [Invited Lecture], 2014 Joint Mathematics Meeting, Baltimore, MD , 15-JAN-14 - 18-JAN-14.|
| Year 1991 Institution: University of Notre Dame
Qualification: PhD Subject: Theoretical High Energy Physics
| Year 1986 Institution: Trinity College, Dublin
Qualification: BACHELOR OF ARTS Subject: B.A. Mod. (Hons.) in Theoretical Physics
| I currently have a visiting PhD student from China, Dan Li, working at NUI, Galway September 2013 to September 2014.