Faculty Profiles

Kenneth R Brown
Associate Professor of Chemistry
701 W Main St, Suite 400, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 660-1376



Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 2003

B.S., University Puget Sound 1998

Debroy, DM, Li, M, Newman, M, and Brown, KR. "Stabilizer Slicing: Coherent Error Cancellations in Low-Density Parity-Check Stabilizer Codes." Physical Review Letters 121.25 (December 2018): 250502-null. Full Text Open Access Copy

Beale, SJ, Wallman, JJ, Gutiérrez, M, Brown, KR, and Laflamme, R. "Quantum Error Correction Decoheres Noise." Physical Review Letters 121.19 (November 2018): 190501-null. Full Text

Calvin, AT, and Brown, KR. "Spectroscopy of Molecular Ions in Coulomb Crystals." The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 9.19 (October 2018): 5797-5804. Full Text

Leung, PH, and Brown, KR. "Entangling an arbitrary pair of qubits in a long ion crystal." Physical Review A 98.3 (September 18, 2018). Full Text

Brown, NC, and Brown, KR. "Comparing Zeeman qubits to hyperfine qubits in the context of the surface code: 174Yb+ and 171Yb+." Phys. Rev. A 97 (May 2, 2018): 052301-052301. Full Text

Trout, CJ, Li, M, Gutiérrez, M, Wu, Y, Wang, ST, Duan, L, and Brown, KR. "Simulating the performance of a distance-3 surface code in a linear ion trap." New Journal of Physics 20.4 (April 1, 2018). Full Text

Calvin, AT, Janardan, S, Condoluci, J, Rugango, R, Pretzsch, E, Shu, G, and Brown, KR. "Rovibronic Spectroscopy of Sympathetically Cooled 40CaH+." The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 122.12 (March 9, 2018): 3177-3181. Full Text

Leung, PH, Landsman, KA, Figgatt, C, Linke, NM, Monroe, C, and Brown, KR. "Robust 2-Qubit Gates in a Linear Ion Crystal Using a Frequency-Modulated Driving Force." Physical Review Letters 120.2 (January 2018): 020501-null. Full Text

Condoluci, J, Janardan, S, Calvin, AT, Rugango, R, Shu, G, Sherrill, CD, and Brown, KR. "Reassigning the CaH+ 11Σ → 21Σ vibronic transition with CaD." The Journal of Chemical Physics 147.21 (December 2017): 214309-null. Full Text

Linke, NM, Gutierrez, M, Landsman, KA, Figgatt, C, Debnath, S, Brown, KR, and Monroe, C. "Fault-tolerant quantum error detection." Science Advances 3.10 (October 20, 2017): e1701074-null. Full Text


Merrill, JT, and Brown, KR. "Progress in compensating pulse sequences for quantum computation." January 1, 2014. 241-294.

Javadi-Abhari, A, Gokhale, P, Holmes, A, Franklin, D, Brown, KR, Martonosi, M, and Chong, FT. "Optimized surface code communication in superconducting quantum computers." October 14, 2017. Full Text

Heckey, J, Patil, S, JavadiAbhari, A, Holmes, A, Kudrow, D, Brown, KR, Franklin, D, Chong, FT, and Martonosi, M. "Compiler management of communication and parallelism for quantum computation." January 1, 2015. Full Text

Kudrow, D, Bier, K, Deng, Z, Franklin, D, Tomita, Y, Brown, KR, and Chong, FT. "Quantum rotations." the 40th Annual International Symposium. June 23, 2013 - June 27, 2013.: ACM Press, 2013. Full Text