Kenneth R Brown

Kenneth R Brown

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Associate Professor of Physics (Joint)

Associate Professor of Chemistry (Secondary)

Associate Professor of Physics (Secondary)

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 - Berkeley 2003

  • B.S., University of Puget Sound 1998

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, p. 050504. 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

Storcz, M. J., et al. “Full protection of superconducting qubit systems from coupling errors.” Physical Review B  Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, vol. 72, no. 6, Aug. 2005. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.72.064511. Full Text

Yu, T. M., et al. “Bounds on the entanglement attainable from unitary transformed thermal states in liquid-state nuclear magnetic resonance.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 71, no. 3, Mar. 2005. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.71.032341. Full Text

Brown, K. R., et al. “Arbitrarily accurate composite pulse sequences.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 70, no. 5 A, Nov. 2004. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.70.052318. Full Text

Leslie, S., et al. “Transmission spectrum of an optical cavity containing N atoms.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 69, no. 4, Jan. 2004. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.69.043805. Full Text

Brown, K. R., et al. “Scalable ion trap quantum computation in decoherence-free subspaces with pairwise interactions only.” Physical Review a  Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 67, no. 1, Jan. 2003, p. 5. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.67.012309. Full Text

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