# Experimental quantum cryptography

@article{Bennett1991ExperimentalQC, title={Experimental quantum cryptography}, author={Charles H. Bennett and François Bessette and Gilles Brassard and Louis Salvail and John A. Smolin}, journal={Journal of Cryptology}, year={1991}, volume={5}, pages={3-28} }

We describe results from an apparatus and protocol designed to implement quantum key distribution, by which two users, who share no secret information initially: (1) exchange a random quantum transmission, consisting of very faint flashes of polarized light; (2) by subsequent public discussion of the sent and received versions of this transmission estimate the extent of eavesdropping that might have taken place on it, and finally (3) if this estimate is small enough, distill from the sent and…

## 781 Citations

### Practical Quantum Oblivious

- Computer Science, Mathematics
- 1992

We describe a protocol for quantum oblivious transfer, utilizing faint pulses of polarized light, by which one of two mutually distrustful parties (\Alice") transmits two one-bit messages in such a…

### QUANTUM KEY DISTRIBUTION THROUGH AN ANISOTROPIC DEPOLARIZING QUANTUM CHANNEL

- Computer Science, Physics
- 2017

This work studies the depolarizing effect with an anisotropic probabilities of Bit-Flip, PhaseFlip and Bit-Phase-Flipper in the presence of an eavesdropper and proves that the phase flip probability act strongly on the exchanged information safety.

### Practical security of quantum cryptography

- Computer Science, Mathematics
- 2011

A secure detection scheme is proposed, immune to the detector control attack and compatible with those security proofs for quantum cryptography in a very general setting, and if this scheme is implemented correctly, it offers provable security.

### Unconditional security of practical quantum key distribution

- Computer Science
- 2007

This paper is identical to the preprint arXiv:quant-ph/0107017, which was finalized in 2001, therefore, some of the more recent developments, including the question of composability, are not addressed.

### Self testing quantum apparatus

- PhysicsQuantum Inf. Comput.
- 2004

If the nine distinct probability distributions that are generated by the self checking configuration, one for each pair of angles, are consistent with the specifications, the source and the two measurement apparatus are guaranteed to be identical to the claimed specifications up to a local change of basis on each side.

### Quantum Cryptography

- Computer ScienceEncyclopedia of Cryptography and Security
- 2005

A remarkable surge of interest in the international scientific and industrial community has propelled quantum cryptography into mainstream computer science and physics and it is becoming increasingly practical at a fast pace.

### Experimental realization of three quantum key distribution protocols

- Computer ScienceQuantum Inf. Process.
- 2020

Experimental verification of the BB84 protocol using three bases and experimental implementation of the B92 protocol, which was introduced by Charles Bennett in the year 1992, are performed.

### Fully device independent quantum key distribution

- Computer ScienceCommun. ACM
- 2019

This work rigorously proves the device-independent security of an entanglement-based protocol building on Ekert's original proposal for quantum key distribution and builds on techniques from the classical theory of pseudo-randomness to achieve a new quantitative understanding of the non-local nature of quantum correlations.

### Full-field implementation of a perfect eavesdropper on a quantum cryptography system.

- Computer Science, MathematicsNature communications
- 2011

It is shown that non-idealities in physical implementations of QKD can be fully practically exploitable, and must be given increased scrutiny if quantum cryptography is to become highly secure.

### Alice, Bob, and Eve in quantumland: from the polarization of photons to quantum information processing

- PhysicsSPIE Optics + Photonics
- 2005

The use of polarized photons in cryptography holds the promise of secure cryptographic quantum key distribution schemes. In theory, quantum key distribution provides a key with unconditional…

## References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 36 REFERENCES

### Practical Quantum Oblivious Transfer

- Computer Science, MathematicsCRYPTO
- 1991

We describe a protocol for quantum oblivious transfer, utilizing faint pulses of polarized light, by which one of two mutually distrustful parties ("Alice") transmits two one-bit messages in such a…

### Quantum Cryptography

- Computer ScienceEncyclopedia of Cryptography and Security
- 2005

A remarkable surge of interest in the international scientific and industrial community has propelled quantum cryptography into mainstream computer science and physics and it is becoming increasingly practical at a fast pace.

### Quantum Cryptography, or Unforgeable Subway Tokens

- Computer ScienceCRYPTO
- 1982

The use of quantum mechanical systems to record information gives rise to novel cryptographic phenomena, not achievable with classical recording media, including the multiplexing of two messages in such a way that either message may be recovered at the cost of irreversibly destroying the other.

### Quantum cryptography without Bell's theorem.

- Mathematics, Computer SciencePhysical review letters
- 1992

A related but simpler EPR scheme is described and it is proved it secure against more general attacks, including substitution of a fake EPR source and the original 1984 key distribution scheme of Bennett and Brassard, which uses single particles instead of EPR pairs.

### An Update on Quantum Cryptography

- PhysicsCRYPTO
- 1984

It is proved that no technology whatsoever, as well as no amount of computing power, could break some of the authors' schemes, as long as some of the most fundamental principles of quantum physics hold true.

### Experimental quantum cryptography: the dawn of a new era for quantum cryptography: the experimental prototype is working]

- Computer ScienceSIGA
- 1989

Quantum cryptography has recently entered the experimental era . The first convincingl y successful quantum exchange took place a few weeks ago . After a short historical revie w of quantum…

### Achieving oblivious transfer using weakened security assumptions

- Mathematics, Computer Science[Proceedings 1988] 29th Annual Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science
- 1988

The authors present some general techniques for establishing the cryptographic strength of a wide variety of games and show that a noisy telephone line is in fact a very sophisticated cryptographic device.

### Correct and private reductions among oblivious transfers

- Computer Science
- 1990

This work formalizes the notion of a reduction, that is a method by which one form of oblivious transfer can be achieved under the assumption that another form exists abstractly, and shows correct and private reductions between various notions of oblivioustransfer.

### How to Reduce Your Enemy's Information (Extended Abstract)

- Computer ScienceCRYPTO
- 1985

If no eavesdropping occurred over the private channel, it is possible for Alice and Bob to publicly verify that no transmission errors nor tampering occurred either, and end up with an entirely secret final string that is only K bits shorter than the original private transmission.

### Advances in cryptology--CRYPTO '91 : proceedings

- Computer Science, Mathematics
- 1992

This work focuses on the design and analysis of protocols for access control in distributed systems, and the shared generation of authenticators and signatures in public Cryptosystems.