Impairment-free multiplexing and transmission of a 1.3 µm QKD system with a multi-wavelength 1.5 µm metropolitan area DWDM system is demonstrated with a quantum BER of 4.6% over 25 km of standard singlemode fiber.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5570) Quantum optics : Quantum detectors
R. J. Runser, T. E. Chapuran, P. Toliver, M. S. Goodman, J. Jackel, N. Nweke, S. R. McNown, R. J. Hughes, C. G. Peterson, K. McCabe, J. E. Nordholt, K. Tyagi, P. Hiskett, and N. Dallmann, " Demonstration of 1.3 µm Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) Compatibility with 1.5 µm Metropolitan Wavelength Division Multiplexed (WDM) Systems," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper OWI2.
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