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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2013
  • pp: 4494–4497

Experimental single qubit quantum secret sharing in a fiber network configuration

Ma Hai-Qiang, Wei Ke-Jin, and Yang Jian-Hui  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 21, pp. 4494-4497 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.004494


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Abstract

We present a robust single-photon quantum secret sharing (QSS) scheme with phase encoding in three-party implementations and a design way of more parties over a 50 km single-mode fiber network using a single QSS protocol. This scheme automatically provides perfect compensation for birefringence. A high visibility of 99.4% is obtained over three hours in visibility and stability measurements without any system adjustments, showing good potential for practical systems. Furthermore, polarization-insensitive phase modulators are realized using this system.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5568) Quantum optics : Quantum cryptography

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 3, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 26, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 27, 2013
Published: October 31, 2013

Citation
Ma Hai-Qiang, Wei Ke-Jin, and Yang Jian-Hui, "Experimental single qubit quantum secret sharing in a fiber network configuration," Opt. Lett. 38, 4494-4497 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-21-4494


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