Frank Gaitan Ph.D.
Frank Gaitan is an Associate Professsor of Phyics and Adjunct Associate Professor of Computer Science at Southern Illinois University.His current research interests are in quantum computing and quantum control. Previous research has examined the effects of topology and geometry in the dynamics of superconductors and superfluids.
EducationHe received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Career HighlightsDr. Gaitan has worked for Boston College, the Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, and the University of British Columbia. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the Army Research Office.
Awards-Member of New York Academy of Science.
-Member of Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Society; Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society; and Phi Kappa Phi Engineering Honor Society.
-Biography appeared in Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering (2000-2001); and Who's Who in the World (1997).
Important ArticlesMost Recent Articles
F. Gaitan, "Simulation of Quantum Adiabatic Search in the Presence of Noise," Int. J. Quantum Info. 4, 843 (2006).
F. Gaitan, "Temporal Interferometry: A Mechanism for Controlling Qubit Transitions During Twisted Rapid Passage with Possible Application to Quanum Computing." Phys. Rev. A 68, 052314 (2003).
J. W. Zwanzinger, U. Werner-Zwanzinger, and F. Gaitan, "Non-Adiabatic Rapid Passage." Chem. Phys. Lett. 375, 429 (2003).
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