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Scientific organization of the talks:  Dr. Stephan Dürr and Dr. Thomas Udem

Speaker: Prof. Eleni Diamanti

+++ONLINE COLLOQUIUM+++Secure communications in quantum networks (MCQST-Colloquium) (Prof. Eleni Diamanti)

  • (online)
  • Date: Feb 15, 2022
  • Time: 14:30
  • Speaker: Prof. Eleni Diamanti
  • FranceCNRS & Paris Centre for Quantum Computing, France
Quantum technologies have the potential to improve in an unprecedented way the security and efficiency of communications in network infrastructures. We discuss the current landscape in quantum communication and cryptography, and focus in particular on recent photonic implementations, using encoding in discrete or continuous properties of light, of central quantum network protocols, enabling secret key distribution, verification of multiparty entanglement and transactions of quantum money, with security guarantees impossible to achieve with only classical resources. [more]
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