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Influence of Avalanch-Photodiode Dead Time on the Security of High-speed Quantum-Key Distribution Systems

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Author(s)

Hai Xu, Lijun Ma, Joshua Bienfang, Xiao Tang

Abstract

We study the correlation in the sifted key induced by the dead time of Geirger-mode avalanche-photodiodes (APDs) in quantum key distribution systems. A simultaneous holdoff of the APDs (SHA) technique eliminates these correlations.
Conference Dates
May 21-26, 2006
Conference Location
Long Beach, CA, USA
Conference Title
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science, CLEO/QUELS Conference

Keywords

fiber optics communications, quantum detectors

Citation

Xu, H. , Ma, L. , Bienfang, J. and Tang, X. (2006), Influence of Avalanch-Photodiode Dead Time on the Security of High-speed Quantum-Key Distribution Systems, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science, CLEO/QUELS Conference, Long Beach, CA, USA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=150580 (Accessed June 23, 2024)

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Created April 30, 2006, Updated October 12, 2021