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International Quantum Electronics Conference
San Francisco, California United States
May 16, 2004
ISBN: 1-55752-770-9
IQEC Poster Session I (ITuI)

Quantum key distribution with coherent polarization states

Stefan Lorenz, Norbert Lütkenhaus, Ulrik L. Andersen, Natalia Korolkova, and Gerd Leuchs

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/IQEC.2004.ITuI28


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Abstract

We present an experimental quantum key distribution system with coherent light. Polarisation encoding ensures simple preparation and local oscillator free measurement. By postselection, a potential secret key can be established even in presence of losses>3dB.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics

Citation
S. Lorenz, N. Lütkenhaus, U. L. Andersen, N. Korolkova, and G. Leuchs, "Quantum key distribution with coherent polarization states," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper ITuI28.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=IQEC-2004-ITuI28


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