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. “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

Brown, K. R., et al. “Quantum computing with quantum dots on quantum linear supports.” Physical Review A. Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, vol. 65, no. 1, Jan. 2002, pp. 123071–1230719.

Bacon, D., et al. “Coherence-preserving quantum bits.Physical Review Letters, vol. 87, no. 24, Dec. 2001, p. 247902. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.87.247902. Full Text

Sullivan, Michael B., et al. “Quantum Chemical Analysis ofpara-Substitution Effects on the Electronic Structure of Phenylnitrenium Ions in the Gas Phase and Aqueous Solution [J. Am. Chem. Soc.1998,120, 11778−11783].Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 121, no. 47, American Chemical Society (ACS), Dec. 1999, pp. 11026–11026. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ja9955363. Full Text

Sullivan, Michael B., et al. “Quantum Chemical Analysis ofpara-Substitution Effects on the Electronic Structure of Phenylnitrenium Ions in the Gas Phase and Aqueous Solution.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 120, no. 45, American Chemical Society (ACS), Nov. 1998, pp. 11778–83. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ja982542a. Full Text

Huang, Shilin, et al. “Fault-tolerant weighted union-find decoding on the toric code.” Physical Review A, vol. 102, no. 1, American Physical Society (APS). Crossref, doi:10.1103/physreva.102.012419. Full Text

Newman, Michael, et al. “Generating Fault-Tolerant Cluster States from Crystal Structures.” Quantum, vol. 4, Verein zur Forderung des Open Access Publizierens in den Quantenwissenschaften, pp. 295–295. Crossref, doi:10.22331/q-2020-07-13-295. Full Text

Brown, Natalie C., et al. Handling Leakage with Subsystem Codes.

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