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Polar Codes for Quantum Key Distribution

Published

Author(s)

Anastase Nakassis

Abstract

This paper addresses the performance of polar codes in the context of the quantum key distribution (QKD) protocol. It introduces the notion of an interactive polar decoder and studies its performance. The results demonstrate that the interactive decoder is efficient in the right environment and can be used to construct good classical polar codes efficiently
Citation
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -
Volume
122

Keywords

frozen bits, polar codes, quantum key distribution (QKD), reconciliation.

Citation

Nakassis, A. (2017), Polar Codes for Quantum Key Distribution, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.122.042 (Accessed June 2, 2023)
Created December 14, 2017, Updated November 10, 2018