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Proposed methods of addressing some rate and range limits in quantum cryptography
Author(s): Reinhard K. Erdmann
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Paper Abstract

Progress in the last decade has enabled the generation and detection of both single and entangled photons for use in new applications of quantum cryptography, secure key distribution in particular, Nevertheless, fundamental and practical restrictions restrict the implementation to protoype systems. Methods of circumvent certain of those are presented in configurations that retain the features essential to single photon and photon pair signal processing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 December 2002
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4821, Free-Space Laser Communication and Laser Imaging II, (9 December 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.451334
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Reinhard K. Erdmann, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4821:
Free-Space Laser Communication and Laser Imaging II
Jennifer C. Ricklin; David G. Voelz, Editor(s)

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