Quantum man-in-the-middle attack on the calibration process of quantum key distribution

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Fei, Yang-Yang ; Meng, Xiang-Dong ; Gao, Ming ; Wang, Hong ; Ma, Zhi (2018)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group UK
  • Journal: Scientific Reports, volume 8 (eissn: 2045-2322)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5845025, doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-22700-3
  • Subject: Article | Quantum Physics
    arxiv: Computer Science::Cryptography and Security

Quantum key distribution (QKD) protocol has been proved to provide unconditionally secure key between two remote legitimate users in theory. Key distribution signals are transmitted in a quantum channel which is established by the calibration process to meet the require... View more
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