Deploying quantum light sources on nanosatellites II: lessons and perspectives on CubeSat spacecraft

@inproceedings{Bedington2015DeployingQL,
  title={Deploying quantum light sources on nanosatellites II: lessons and perspectives on CubeSat spacecraft},
  author={R. Bedington and E. Truong-Cao and Y. C. Tan and C. Cheng and K. Durak and J. Grieve and J. Larsen and D. Oi and A. Ling},
  booktitle={SPIE Security + Defence},
  year={2015}
}
To enable space-based quantum key distribution proposals the Centre for Quantum Technologies is developing a source of entangled photons ruggedized to survive deployment in space and greatly miniaturised so that it conforms to the strict form factor and power requirements of a 1U CubeSat. The Small Photon Entangling Quantum System is an integrated instrument where the pump, photon pair source and detectors are combined within a single optical tray and electronics package that is no larger than… Expand
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