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Benefits of time-frequency coding for quantum key distribution
Author(s): J. Rödiger; N. Perlot; O. Benson; R. Freund

Paper Abstract

Quantum key distribution (QKD), the first applicable quantum technology, is able to distribute a secret key to two parties. This key can then be used as a one-time-pad for absolutely secure communication. The first QKD protocol was the polarization based BB84 protocol proposed in [1]. Since then many QKD protocols have been proposed and investigated [2, 3].

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 2017
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10562, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016, 105623N (25 September 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2296180
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J. Rödiger, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (Germany)
Humboldt-Univ. zu Berlin (Germany)
N. Perlot, Fraunhofer-Institut für Nachrichtentechnik Heinrich-Hertz-Institut (Germany)
O. Benson, Humboldt-Univ. zu Berlin (Germany)
R. Freund, Fraunhofer-Institut für Nachrichtentechnik Heinrich-Hertz-Institut (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10562:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016
Bruno Cugny; Nikos Karafolas; Zoran Sodnik, Editor(s)

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