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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


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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

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.

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