We evaluate time-correlated single photon detection as a key rate enhancement technique in a wavelength-addressed, auto-compensating quantum key distribution network by calculating the network's aggregate effective key rate.
© 2005 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
(270.5570) Quantum optics : Quantum detectors
A. C. Beal, P. D. Kumavor, B. C. Wang, and S. F. Yelin, "Analysis of Time-Correlated Single Photon Detection in a Multi-Wavelength Quantum Key Distribution Network," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper QTuJ4.
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