Singtel, Singapore university demo technique to advance quantum key distribution

Wednesday 17 April 2019 | 10:18 CET | News
Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Singtel have demonstrated a new technique to advance quantum key distribution (QKD). The QKD protocol transmits light particles, or photons, over a network, so that two communicating parties can agree on and generate an encryption key to establish a secure communication channel. The researchers succeeded in coordinating the travel of a pair of photons (one for each party) through different fibre network paths, controlling precisely the photons' arrival times. Without this technique, the photons may get out of sequence, making it

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: SingTel
Countries: Singapore
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