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Alan Mink

Alan Mink is an electronic engineer in the Advanced Networking Division at The National Institute of Standards and Technology. He has also been a lecturer at the University of Maryland, where he taught computer architecture. He holds a PhD in electrical engineering from The University of Maryland. He has worked on projects in the areas of computer aided design, networking, parallel processing, performance measurement, cluster computing, digital TV and quantum communications.

Please visit our Quantum Communication Project Page.

Publications

LDPC Error Correction for Gb/s QKD

Author(s)
Alan Mink, Anastase Nakassis
Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) error correction is a one-way algorithm that has become popular for quantum key distribution (QKD) post-processing. Graphic

Polar codes in a QKD Environment

Author(s)
Anastase Nakassis, Alan Mink
Polar coding is the most recent encoding scheme in the quest for error correction codes that approaches the Shannon limit, has a simple structure, and admits
Created March 30, 2019