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Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
San Jose, California United States
May 4-9, 2008
ISBN: 978-1-55752-859-9
Quantum Cryptography I (QWB)

Robust Decoy-State Quantum Key Distribution with Heralded Single Photon Source

Qin Wang, Wei Chen, Guilherme Xavier, Marcin Swillo, Sébastien Sauge, Maria Tengner, Tao Zhang, Zheng-Fu Han, Guang-Can Guo, and Anders Karlsson

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We have experimentally demonstrated a decoy-state quantum key distribution scheme with a heralded single-photon source based on parametric down-conversion. What we used is a one-way BB84 protocol with a four-state and one-detector phase-coding scheme.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(190.4975) Nonlinear optics : Parametric processes
(270.5568) Quantum optics : Quantum cryptography

Q. Wang, W. Chen, G. Xavier, M. Swillo, S. Sauge, M. Tengner, T. Zhang, Z. Han, G. Guo, and A. Karlsson, "Robust Decoy-State Quantum Key Distribution with Heralded Single Photon Source," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper QWB7.

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