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Coherent receiver architectures for secure key distribution using faint optical multilevel signals
Author(s): Sebastian Kleis; Reinhold Herschel; Christian G. Schaeffer
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Paper Abstract

Optical multilevel signals for QKD are evaluated in terms of security and key generation rate when they are used with post-selection. Potential receiver architectures are analyzed from a quantum-mechanical point of view and compared regarding these parameters as well as implementation complexity. Based on that, a coherent state QKD system is proposed.

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Date Published: 7 February 2015
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9388, Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems VII, 938804 (7 February 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2079649
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Sebastian Kleis, Helmut-Schmidt Univ. (Germany)
Reinhold Herschel, Helmut-Schmidt Univ. (Germany)
Christian G. Schaeffer, Helmut-Schmidt Univ. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9388:
Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems VII
Atul K. Srivastava; Benjamin B. Dingel; Achyut K. Dutta, Editor(s)

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