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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 10 — May. 10, 1999
  • pp: 383–387

Experiments on long wavelength (1550nm) “plug and play” quantum cryptography systems

M. Bourennane, F. Gibson, A. Karlsson, A. Hening, P. Jonsson, T. Tsegaye, D. Ljunggren, and E. Sundberg  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 4, Issue 10, pp. 383-387 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.4.000383


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Abstract

An interferometric quantum cryptographic system at 1550nm wavelength using gated InGaAs Avalanche Photo Diodes as single-photon receivers is demonstrated for a transmission distance up to 40 km.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: February 26, 1999
Published: May 10, 1999

Citation
M. Bourennane, F. Gibson, Anders Karlsson, A. Hening, P. Jonsson, T. Tsegaye, D. Ljunggren, and E. Sundberg, "Experiments on long wavelength (1550 nm) "plug and play" quantum cryptography systems," Opt. Express 4, 383-387 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-4-10-383


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