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Measurement-device-independent quantum key distribution.

How to remove detector side channel attacks has been a notoriously hard problem in quantum cryptography. Here, we propose a simple solution to this problem--measurement-device-independent quantum key… Expand

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Secure quantum key distribution

An overview is given of the state-of-the-art research into secure communication based on quantum cryptography. The present security model together with its assumptions, strengths and weaknesses is… Expand

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Simple security proof of twin-field type quantum key distribution protocol

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Entanglement as a precondition for secure quantum key distribution.

- M. Curty, M. Lewenstein, N. Lütkenhaus
- Physics, Medicine
- Physical review letters
- 21 July 2003

We demonstrate that a necessary precondition for an unconditionally secure quantum key distribution is that both sender and receiver can use the available measurement results to prove the presence of… Expand

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Concise security bounds for practical decoy-state quantum key distribution

- C. C. W. Lim, M. Curty, N. Walenta, F. Xu, H. Zbinden
- Physics
- 27 November 2013

Due to its ability to tolerate high channel loss, decoy-state quantum key distribution (QKD) has been one of the main focuses within the QKD community. Notably, several experimental groups have… Expand

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Loss-tolerant quantum cryptography with imperfect sources

In principle, quantum key distribution (QKD) offers unconditional security based on the laws of physics. In practice, flaws in the state preparation undermine the security of QKD systems, as standard… Expand

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Ultra-fast quantum randomness generation by accelerated phase diffusion in a pulsed laser diode.

- C. Abellán, W. Amaya, +5 authors M. Mitchell
- Physics, Medicine
- Optics express
- 22 January 2014

We demonstrate a high bit-rate quantum random number generator by interferometric detection of phase diffusion in a gain-switched DFB laser diode. Gain switching at few-GHz frequencies produces a… Expand

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Experimentally realizable quantum comparison of coherent states and its applications

- E. Andersson, M. Curty, I. Jex
- Physics
- 19 January 2006

When comparing quantum states to each other, it is possible to obtain an unambiguous answer, indicating that the states are definitely different, already after a single measurement. In this paper we… Expand

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Practical aspects of measurement-device-independent quantum key distribution

A novel protocol, measurement-device-independent quantum key distribution (MDI-QKD), removes all attacks from the detection system, the most vulnerable part in QKD implementations. In this paper, we… Expand

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Quantum authentication of classical messages

Although key distribution is arguably the most studied context on which to apply quantum cryptographic techniques, message authentication, i.e., certifying the identity of the message originator and… Expand

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