Recent advances in quantum key distribution (QKD) systems for optical networks are presented including a system that is compatible with dynamic reconfiguration of the quantum channel using optical switches.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(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, R. J. Hughes, C. G. Peterson, K. McCabe, J. E. Nordholt, K. Tyagi, P. Hiskett, and N. Dallmann, " Quantum Key Distribution for Reconfigurable Optical Networks," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OFL1.
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