Photon-efficient high-dimensional quantum key distribution

Tian Zhong, Hongchao Zhou, Ligong Wang, Gregory Wornell, Zheshen Zhang, Jeffrey Shapiro, Franco N.C. Wong, Rob Horansky, Varun Verma, Adriana Lita, Richard P. Mirin, Thomas Gerrits, Sae Woo Nam, Alessandro Restelli, Joshua C. Bienfang, Francesco Marsili, Matthew D. Shaw

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2 Scopus citations


We demonstrate two high-dimensional QKD protocols - secure against collective Gaussian attacks - yielding up to 8.6 secure bits per photon and 6.7 Mb/s throughput, with 6.9 bits per photon after transmission through 20 km of fiber.

Original languageEnglish (US)
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes
Event2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014


Other2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials


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