Transmission of light in an under-filled mode distribution promises a single-mode like behavior in the multi-mode fiber. We performed the quantum key distribution over a 550-m installed multi-mode fiber with quantum-bit-error rate of 1.09%.
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(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.5260) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon counting
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
N. Namekata, S. Mori, and S. Inoue, "Quantum Key Distribution over an Installed Multimode Optical Fiber Local Area Network," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JTuH1.
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