Kenneth R Brown

Kenneth R Brown

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Office Location: 
701 W Main St, Suite 400, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 
(919) 660-1376

Overview

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.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 2003

  • B.S., University Puget Sound 1998

Shu, G., et al. “Heating rates and ion-motion control in a y -junction surface-electrode trap.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 89, no. 6, June 2014. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.89.062308. Full Text

Monroe, C., et al. “Large-scale modular quantum-computer architecture with atomic memory and photonic interconnects.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 89, no. 2, Feb. 2014. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.89.022317. Full Text

Brown, Kenneth R. “Physics Probing the electron..” Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 343, no. 6168, Jan. 2014, pp. 255–56. Epmc, doi:10.1126/science.1246820. Full Text

Tomita, Y., et al. “Comparison of ancilla preparation and measurement procedures for the Steane [[7,1,3]] code on a model ion-trap quantum computer.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 88, no. 4, Oct. 2013. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.88.042336. Full Text

Goeders, James E., et al. “Identifying single molecular ions by resolved sideband measurements..” The Journal of Physical Chemistry. A, vol. 117, no. 39, Oct. 2013, pp. 9725–31. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jp312368a. Full Text

Shappert, C. M., et al. “Spatially uniform single-qubit gate operations with near-field microwaves and composite pulse compensation.” New Journal of Physics, vol. 15, Aug. 2013. Scopus, doi:10.1088/1367-2630/15/8/083053. Full Text

Vittorini, Grahame, et al. “Modular cryostat for ion trapping with surface-electrode ion traps..” The Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 84, no. 4, Apr. 2013. Epmc, doi:10.1063/1.4802948. Full Text

Gutiérrez, M., et al. “Approximation of realistic errors by Clifford channels and Pauli measurements.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 87, no. 3, Mar. 2013. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.87.030302. Full Text

Sarvepalli, P., and K. R. Brown. “Topological subsystem codes from graphs and hypergraphs.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 86, no. 4, Oct. 2012. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.86.042336. Full Text

Merrill, J. T., et al. “Demonstration of integrated microscale optics in surface-electrode ion traps.” New Journal of Physics, vol. 13, Oct. 2011. Scopus, doi:10.1088/1367-2630/13/10/103005. Full Text

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