Kenneth R Brown
Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Prof. Brown's research interest is the control of quantum systems for both understanding the natural world and developing new technologies. His current research areas are the development of robust quantum computers and the study of molecular properties at cold and ultracold temperatures.
PFCQC: STAQ: Software-Tailored Architecture for Quantum co-design awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2023
Collaborative Research: EPiQC:Enabling Practical-Scale Quantum Computation awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2023
Quantum-hardware focused application performance benchmarks awarded by Department of Energy (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2022
Quantum control based on real-time environment analysis by spectator qubits awarded by Army Research Office (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2021
Quantum Computing in Chemical and Material Sciences awarded by Department of Energy (Co-Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2019
MRI: Development of a Programmable Ion-Trap Quantum Computer awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2019
Control and Spectroscopy of Single Molecular Ions awarded by Army Research Office (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2019
Calvin, AT, and Brown, KR. "Spectroscopy of Molecular Ions in Coulomb Crystals." The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 9.19 (October 2018): 5797-5804. Full Text
Leung, PH, and Brown, KR. "Entangling an arbitrary pair of qubits in a long ion crystal." Physical Review A 98.3 (September 18, 2018). Full Text
Brown, NC, and Brown, KR. "Comparing Zeeman qubits to hyperfine qubits in the context of the surface code: 174Yb+ and 171Yb+." Phys. Rev. A 97 (May 2, 2018): 052301-052301. Full Text
Trout, CJ, Li, M, Gutiérrez, M, Wu, Y, Wang, S-T, Duan, L, and Brown, KR. "Simulating the performance of a distance-3 surface code in a linear ion trap." New Journal of Physics 20.4 (April 1, 2018): 043038-043038. Full Text
Calvin, AT, Janardan, S, Condoluci, J, Rugango, R, Pretzsch, E, Shu, G, and Brown, KR. "Rovibronic Spectroscopy of Sympathetically Cooled 40CaH+." The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 122.12 (March 9, 2018): 3177-3181. Full Text
Leung, PH, Landsman, KA, Figgatt, C, Linke, NM, Monroe, C, and Brown, KR. "Robust 2-Qubit Gates in a Linear Ion Crystal Using a Frequency-Modulated Driving Force." Physical Review Letters 120.2 (January 2018): 020501-null. Full Text
Condoluci, J, Janardan, S, Calvin, AT, Rugango, R, Shu, G, Sherrill, CD, and Brown, KR. "Reassigning the CaH+ 11Σ → 21Σ vibronic transition with CaD." The Journal of Chemical Physics 147.21 (December 2017): 214309-null. Full Text
Li, M, Gutiérrez, M, David, SE, Hernandez, A, and Brown, KR. "Fault tolerance with bare ancillary qubits for a [[7,1,3]] code." Physical Review A 96.3 (September 2017). Full Text
Javadi-Abhari, A, Gokhale, P, Holmes, A, Franklin, D, Brown, KR, Martonosi, M, and Chong, FT. "Optimized surface code communication in superconducting quantum computers." October 14, 2017. Full Text
Heckey, J, Patil, S, JavadiAbhari, A, Holmes, A, Kudrow, D, Brown, KR, Franklin, D, Chong, FT, and Martonosi, M. "Compiler Management of Communication and Parallelism for Quantum Computation." March 14, 2015. Full Text
Kudrow, D, Bier, K, Deng, Z, Franklin, D, Tomita, Y, Brown, KR, and Chong, FT. "Quantum rotations: A case study in static and dynamic machine-code generation for quantum computers." August 12, 2013. Full Text
Brown, KR. "Sympathetic heating spectroscopy: Probing molecular ions with laser-cooled atomic ions." December 1, 2010.
Home, JP, Jost, JD, Amini, JM, Biercuk, MJ, Blakestad, RB, Bollinger, JJ, Britton, JW, Brown, KR, Hanneke, D, Hume, D, Itano, WM, Knill, E, Langer, C, Leibfried, D, Ospelkaus, C, Ozeri, R, Rosenband, T, Seidelin, S, Uys, H, VanDevender, AP, Walrath, N, Wesenburg, J, and Wineland, DJ. "Progress towards scalable quantum information processing with trapped ions." January 1, 2008.