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

Labaziewicz, Jaroslaw, et al. “Suppression of heating rates in cryogenic surface-electrode ion traps..” Physical Review Letters, vol. 100, no. 1, Jan. 2008. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.100.013001. Full Text

Leibrandt, D. R., et al. “Laser ablation loading of a surface-electrode ion trap.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 76, no. 5, Nov. 2007. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.76.055403. Full Text

Brown, K. R., et al. “Passive cooling of a micromechanical oscillator with a resonant electric circuit.” Physical Review Letters, vol. 99, no. 13, Sept. 2007. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.137205. Full Text

Brown, K. R. “Energy protection arguments fail in the interaction picture.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 76, no. 2, Aug. 2007. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.76.022327. Full Text

Labaziewicz, Jaroslaw, et al. “Compact, filtered diode laser system for precision spectroscopy..” Optics Letters, vol. 32, no. 5, Mar. 2007, pp. 572–74. Epmc, doi:10.1364/ol.32.000572. Full Text

Brown, K. R., et al. “Loading and characterization of a printed-circuit-board atomic ion trap.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 75, no. 1, Jan. 2007. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.75.015401. Full Text

Brown, Kenneth R., et al. “Limitations of quantum simulation examined by simulating a pairing Hamiltonian using nuclear magnetic resonance..” Physical Review Letters, vol. 97, no. 5, Aug. 2006. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.97.050504. Full Text

Pearson, C. E., et al. “Experimental investigation of planar ion traps.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 73, no. 3, Mar. 2006. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.73.032307. Full Text

Moore, K. L., et al. “Bose-Einstein condensation in a mm-scale Ioffe-Pritchard trap.” Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics, vol. 82, no. 4, Mar. 2006, pp. 533–38. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s00340-005-2101-1. Full Text

Brown, K. R., et al. “Erratum: Arbitrarily accurate composite pulse sequences (Physics Review A (2004) 70 (052318)).” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 72, no. 3, Sept. 2005. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.72.039905. Full Text

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