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Software-defined subcarrier wave quantum networking operated by OpenFlow protocol

  title={Software-defined subcarrier wave quantum networking operated by OpenFlow protocol},
  author={Vladimir V. Chistyakov and Oleg L. Sadov and Artur B. Vasiliev and Vladimir I. Egorov and Mikhail V. Kompaniets and Pyotr V. Fedchenkov and Oleg I. Lazo and Andrey Shevel and Nikita V. Buldakov and Artur V. Gleim and Sergey Khoruzhnikov},
Future practical implementation of secure quantum communication technology in a multiuser network environment would require automatic monitoring of the optical link condition and quantum system parameters, along with adjusting them in real time according to protocol restrictions. We demonstrate how software-defined networking (SDN) paradigm can be used for addressing this problem on the example of a subcarrier wave quantum communication system, which is promising for network applications. We… 

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