We present a prototypic Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) back-bone network, formed by seven QKD-link devices that connect five subsidiaries of SIEMENS Austria. This highly integrated trusted-repeater type QKD network allows integration of heterogeneous QKD technologies.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5568) Quantum optics : Quantum cryptography
M. Peev, T. Länger, T. Lorünser, A. Happe, O. Maurhart, A. Poppe, and T. Themel, "The SECOQC Quantum-Key-Distribution Network in Vienna," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OThL2.
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