# Unconditionally secure one-way quantum key distribution using decoy pulses

@article{Dynes2006UnconditionallySO, title={Unconditionally secure one-way quantum key distribution using decoy pulses}, author={James F. Dynes and Z. L. Yuan and A. W. Sharpe and Andrew J. Shields}, journal={2007 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference}, year={2006}, pages={1-2} }

Experimental one-way decoy quantum key distribution (QKD) is reported as a function of distance up to 25.3km. The high key rates obtained exceed one order of magnitude more than QKD performed without decoy pulse exchange.

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