Quantum key distribution system clocked at 2 GHz

Karen J. Gordon, Veronica Fernandez, Gerald S. Buller, Ivan Rech, Sergio D. Cova, Paul D. Townsend

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Abstract

An improved quantum key distribution test system operating at clock rates of up to 2GHz using a specially adapted commercially-available silicon single-photon counting module is presented. The use of an enhanced detector has improved the fiber-based quantum key distribution test system performance in terms of transmission distance and quantum bit error rate. ©2005 Optical Society of America.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3015-3020
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Express
Volume13
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2005

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