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Attack on Kak-quantum key distribution protocol
Author(s): Ching-Nung Yang; Su-Hsuan Chu; Bing-Ling Lu
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Paper Abstract

Kak's Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) protocol provides not only the distribution but also the integrity of secret key simultaneously in quantum channel; consequently the additional exchange of information, used to check whether an eavesdropper exists, is unnecessary. In this comment, we will point out the failure of Kak's protocol and show that Kak's protocol is no longer provided with the joint distribution and integration that the author declares in [1].

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 January 2005
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 5631, Quantum Optics and Applications in Computing and Communications II, (11 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.574190
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Ching-Nung Yang, National Dong Hwa Univ. (Taiwan)
Su-Hsuan Chu, National Dong Hwa Univ. (Taiwan)
Bing-Ling Lu, National Dong Hwa Univ. (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5631:
Quantum Optics and Applications in Computing and Communications II
Guang-Can Guo; Hoi-Kwong Lo; Masahide Sasaki; Songhao Liu, Editor(s)

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