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

Nguyen, J. H. V., et al. “Challenges of laser-cooling molecular ions.” New Journal of Physics, vol. 13, June 2011. Scopus, doi:10.1088/1367-2630/13/6/063023. Full Text

Tomita, Y., et al. “Analytical solution of thermal magnetization on memory stabilizer structures.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 82, no. 4, Oct. 2010. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.82.042303. Full Text

Crosson, I. J., et al. “Making classical ground-state spin computing fault-tolerant..” Physical Review. E, Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, vol. 82, no. 3 Pt 1, Sept. 2010. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physreve.82.031106. Full Text

Clark, C. R., et al. “Detection of single-ion spectra by Coulomb-crystal heating.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 81, no. 4, Apr. 2010. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.81.043428. Full Text

Brown, Kenneth R. “Quantum computing: chemistry from photons..” Nature Chemistry, vol. 2, no. 2, Feb. 2010, pp. 76–77. Epmc, doi:10.1038/nchem.527. Full Text

Tomita, Y., et al. “Multi-qubit compensation sequences.” New Journal of Physics, vol. 12, Jan. 2010. Scopus, doi:10.1088/1367-2630/12/1/015002. Full Text

Tanaka, U., et al. “Design and characterization of a planar trap.” Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, vol. 42, no. 15, Nov. 2009. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0953-4075/42/15/154006. Full Text

Viteri, C. R., et al. “Monte Carlo analysis of critical phenomenon of the Ising model on memory stabilizer structures.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 80, no. 4, Oct. 2009. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.80.042313. Full Text

Clark, R. J., et al. “A two-dimensional lattice ion trap for quantum simulation.” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 105, no. 1, July 2009. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.3056227. Full Text

Clark, C. R., et al. “Resource requirements for fault-tolerant quantum simulation: The ground state of the transverse Ising model.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 79, no. 6, June 2009. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.79.062314. Full Text

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