Quantum cryptography is the science of exploiting quantum mechanicalproperties to perform cryptographic tasks. The best known example of quantumâ€¦Â (More)

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2007

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2007

- Antonio AcÃn, Nicolas Brunner, Nicolas Gisin, Serge Massar, Stefano Pironio, Valerio Scarani
- Physical review letters
- 2007

We present the optimal collective attack on a quantum key distribution protocol in the "device-independent" security scenarioâ€¦Â (More)

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2005

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2005

- Renato Renner, Robert KÃ¶nig
- TCC
- 2005

Privacy amplification is the art of shrinking a partially secret string Z to a highly secret key S. We show that, even if anâ€¦Â (More)

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2003

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2003

We consider the existence in arbitrary finite dimensions d of a POVM comprised of d rank-one operators all of whose operatorâ€¦Â (More)

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2001

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2001

- Dominic Mayers
- J. ACM
- 2001

Basic techniques to prove the unconditional security of quantum crypto graphy are described. They are applied to a quantum keyâ€¦Â (More)

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2000

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2000

- H. Bechmann-Pasquinucci, A Peres
- Physical review letters
- 2000

We consider quantum cryptographic schemes where the carriers of information are 3-state particles. One protocol uses fourâ€¦Â (More)

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1999

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1999

- Chris Ralph
- 1999

We propose a quantum cryptographic scheme in which small phase and amplitude modulations of CW light beams carry the keyâ€¦Â (More)

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1998

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1998

- Nicolas Gisin, Gregoire Ribordy, Wolfgang Tittel, Hugo Zbinden
- 1998

After a short introduction to classic cryptography we explain thoroughly how quantum cryptography works. We present then anâ€¦Â (More)

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1998

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1998

- Dominic Mayers, Andrew Chi-Chih Yao
- FOCS
- 1998

Quantum key distribution, first proposed by Bennett and Brassard, provides a possible key distribution scheme whose securityâ€¦Â (More)

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1997

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1997

- Dominic Mayers
- 1997

Since the beginning of quantum cryptography [1, 20] the claim has always been that it can provide protocols that areâ€¦Â (More)

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1996

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1996

- Hoi-Kwong Lo, Hoi Fung Chau
- ArXiv
- 1996

Work on quantum cryptography was started by S. J. Wiesner in a paper written in about 1970, but remained unpublished until 1983â€¦Â (More)

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