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International Conference on Quantum Information
Ottawa Canada
June 6-8, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-55752-928-2
Monday Session VI (QMF)

Quantum Key Distribution Coming of Age

Gerd Leuchs  »View Author Affiliations


http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/ICQI.2011.QMF2


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Abstract

Quantum hacking identifies imperfections in a practical quantum key distribution (QKD) implementation and the possibly-resulting attacks. This knowledge then defines the measures for improving the QKD device. The progress along this line is discussed.

© 2011 OSA

OCIS Codes
(270.5565) Quantum optics : Quantum communications
(270.5568) Quantum optics : Quantum cryptography
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing

Citation
G. Leuchs, "Quantum Key Distribution Coming of Age," in International Conference on Quantum Information, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper QMF2.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=ICQI-2011-QMF2


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