Free-space quantum links under diverse weather conditions

@article{Vasylyev2017FreespaceQL,
  title={Free-space quantum links under diverse weather conditions},
  author={Dmytro Vasylyev and A. A. Semenov and Werner Vogel and Kevin Gunthner and A. Thurn and Omer Bayraktar and Christoph Marquardt},
  journal={Physical Review A},
  year={2017},
  volume={96},
  pages={043856}
}
Free-space optical communication links are promising channels for establishing secure quantum communication. Here we study the transmission of nonclassical light through a turbulent atmospheric link under diverse weather conditions, including rain or haze. To include these effects, the theory of light transmission through atmospheric links in the elliptic-beam approximation presented by Vasylyev et al. [D. Vasylyev et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 090501 (2016)] is further generalized. It is… 

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