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Decoy state quantum key distribution

Ali, Sellami and Saharudin, Shuhairi and Wahiddin, Mohamed Ridza (2009) Decoy state quantum key distribution. IIUM Engineering Journal, 10 (2). pp. 81-86. ISSN 1511-788X

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Abstract

Experimental weak + vacuum protocol has been demonstrated using commercial QKD system based on a standard bi-directional ‘Plug & Play’ set-up. By making simple modifications to a commercial quantum key distribution system, decoy state QKD allows us to achieve much better performance than QKD system without decoy state in terms of key generation rate and distance. We demonstrate an unconditionally secure key rate of 6.2931 x 10-4 per pulse for a 25 km fiber length.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6576/1031
Uncontrolled Keywords: Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Key Distribution, Decoy State Protocol, Optical Communications
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Science
Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Computational and Theoretical Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Wan Salwati Wan Salleh
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2011 16:02
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2011 16:03
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/1031

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