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Optimal individual attack on BB84 quantum key distribution using single-photon two-qubit quantum logic
Author(s): Raúl García-Patrón; Franco N. C. Wong; Jeffrey H. Shapiro
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Paper Abstract

We propose the use of single-photon two-qubit quantum logic to physically simulate the optimal individual attack on Bennett-Brassard 1984 quantum key distribution protocol.The experimental setup does not require a quantum memory due to the physical simulation character of the proposal.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 April 2010
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7702, Quantum Information and Computation VIII, 77020C (16 April 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.849478
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Raúl García-Patrón, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
Franco N. C. Wong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
Jeffrey H. Shapiro, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7702:
Quantum Information and Computation VIII
Eric J. Donkor; Andrew R. Pirich; Howard E. Brandt, Editor(s)

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