Demonstration of Loss-Tolerant Quantum Key Distribution

Zheshen Zhang, Quntao Zhuang, Franco N.C. Wong, Jeffrey H. Shapiro

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We report the first demonstration of floodlight quantum key distribution, which thrives on sending many photons per bit to overcome propagation loss. We achieve 52Mb/s secret-key rate over a channel with 10dB loss.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberFTh3C.2
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, QELS 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Jun 5 2016Jun 10 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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