Detailed performance analysis of the proposed QEYSSAT quantum receiver satellite

Brendon Higgins*, Jean Philippe Bourgoin, Nikolay Gigov, Evan Meyer-Scott, Zhizhong Yan, Thomas Jennewein

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Abstract

Transmission losses limit quantum key distribution (QKD) to distances of only a few hundred kilometres. We investigate performance aspects of the QEYSSAT proposal to demonstrate global QKD using a microsatellite as a trusted quantum receiver.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2012
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO: 2012) - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 6 May 201211 May 2012
Conference number: 32nd

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO: 2012)
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/05/1211/05/12

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