The Quantum Internet: Enhancing Classical Internet Services one Qubit at a Time

  title={The Quantum Internet: Enhancing Classical Internet Services one Qubit at a Time},
  author={Angela Sara Cacciapuoti and Jessica Illiano and Seid Koudia and Kyrylo Simonov and Marcello Caleffi},
—Nowadays, the classical Internet has mainly envi- sioned as the underlying communication infrastructure of the Quantum Internet, aimed at providing services such as signaling and coordination messages. However, the interplay between classical and Quantum Internet is complex and its understanding is pivotal for an effective design of the Quantum Internet protocol stack. The aim of the paper is to shed the light on this interplay, by highlighting that such an interplay is indeed bidirectional… 

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