Quantum cryptography circumvents the threat on classical cryptography due to quantum computers. Its integration into WDM transmission systems is a key point in its commercial deployment. The necessary pre-requisites are discussed in this paper.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
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H. Rohde, S. Smolorz, A. Poppe, and H. Huebel, "Quantum Key Distribution Integrated into Commercial WDM Systems," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OTuP1.
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