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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 2 — Jan. 22, 2007
  • pp: 726–734

Quantum key distribution at 1550 nm using a pulse heralded single photon source

Alexandre Soujaeff, Tsuyoshi Nishioka, Toshio Hasegawa, Shigeki Takeuchi, Toyohiro Tsurumaru, Keiji Sasaki, and Mitsuru Matsui  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 2, pp. 726-734 (2007)

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Quantum key distribution with pulsed heralded single photon source was performed over 40 km of fiber for the first time to our knowledge. QBER was measured to be 4.23% suggesting security against unconditional attack.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: August 18, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 28, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: December 29, 2006
Published: January 22, 2007

Alexandre Soujaeff, Tsuyoshi Nishioka, Toshio Hasegawa, Shigeki Takeuchi, Toyohiro Tsurumaru, Keiji Sasaki, and Mitsuru Matsui, "Quantum key distribution at 1550 nm using a pulse heralded single photon source," Opt. Express 15, 726-734 (2007)

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