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Publication Citation: Is Quantum Cryptography Provably Secure?

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Author(s): Anastase Nakassis; Joshua C. Bienfang; Paul M. Johnson; Alan Mink; D J. Rogers; Xiao Tang; Carl J. Williams;
Title: Is Quantum Cryptography Provably Secure?
Published: June 01, 2009
Abstract: Quantum cryptography asserts that shared secrets can be established over public channels in such a way that the total information of an eavesdropper can be made arbitrarily small with probability arbitrarily close to 1. As we will show below, the current state of affairs, especially as it pertains to engineering issues leaves something to be desired.
Citation: SPIE Defense and Security Conference
Keywords: amplification;BB84;Homeland Security;quantum key distribution;reconciliation
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