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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1476–1478

Theory of the effect of geomagnetic field on plug-and-play schemes for fiber-based quantum key distribution systems

Antonio Mecozzi, Cristian Antonelli, and Misha Brodsky  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 13, pp. 1476-1478 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.001476


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Abstract

We quantify the instantaneous polarization rotation of the optical field by the Faraday birefringence in a long spun-fiber link terminated by a Faraday mirror. Obtained analytical results agrees well with computer simulations and are consistent with previous experimental findings.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(000.5490) General : Probability theory, stochastic processes, and statistics
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: March 10, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: May 5, 2008
Published: June 25, 2008

Citation
Antonio Mecozzi, Cristian Antonelli, and Misha Brodsky, "Theory of the effect of geomagnetic field on plug-and-play schemes for fiber-based quantum key distribution systems," Opt. Lett. 33, 1476-1478 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-13-1476

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