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
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.
References are not available for this paper.