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Simple and high-speed polarization-based QKD

Published inApplied Physics Letters, vol. 112, no. 5, 051108
Publication date2018

We present a simplified BB84 protocol with only three quantum states and one decoy-state level. We implement this scheme using the polarization degree of freedom at telecom wavelength. Only one pulsed laser is used in order to reduce possible side-channel attacks. The repetition rate of 625 MHz and the achieved secret bit rate of 23 bps over 200 km of standard fiber are the actual state of the art.

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GRÜNENFELDER, Fadri et al. Simple and high-speed polarization-based QKD. In: Applied Physics Letters, 2018, vol. 112, n° 5, p. 051108. doi: 10.1063/1.5016931
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