Kenneth R Brown, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Chemistry and Physics  

Kenneth R Brown

Office Location: 701 W Main St, Suite 400, Durham, NC 27701
Office Phone: (919) 660-1376
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Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2003
B.S., University Puget Sound, 1998

Teaching (Spring 2020):

  • Ece 590.10, Advanced topics in ece Synopsis
    Hudson 216, MW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Jyothi, S; Egodapitiya, KN; Bondurant, B; Jia, Z; Pretzsch, E; Chiappina, P; Shu, G; Brown, KR, A hybrid ion-atom trap with integrated high resolution mass spectrometer, Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 90 no. 10 (October, 2019) [doi]  [abs].
  2. Brown, NC; Brown, KR, Leakage mitigation for quantum error correction using a mixed qubit scheme, Physical Review A, vol. 100 no. 3 (September, 2019) [doi]  [abs].
  3. Landsman, KA; Wu, Y; Leung, PH; Zhu, D; Linke, NM; Brown, KR; Duan, L; Monroe, C, Two-qubit entangling gates within arbitrarily long chains of trapped ions, Physical Review A, vol. 100 no. 2 (August, 2019) [doi]  [abs].
  4. Gokhale, P; Baker, JM; Duckering, C; Brown, NC; Brown, KR; Chong, FT, Asymptotic improvements to quantum circuits via qutrits, Proceedings International Symposium on Computer Architecture (June, Preprint, 2019), pp. 554-566 [doi]  [abs].
  5. Li, M; Miller, D; Newman, M; Wu, Y; Brown, KR, 2D Compass Codes, Physical Review X, vol. 9 no. 2 (May, 2019) [doi]  [abs].

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.