Security of quantum key distribution with imperfect devices

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Gottesman, Daniel ; Lo, Hoi-Kwong ; Lütkenhaus, Norbert ; Preskill, John (2002)
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    arxiv: Computer Science::Cryptography and Security | Physics::Instrumentation and Detectors | Quantum Physics

We prove the security of the Bennett-Brassard (BB84) quantum key distribution protocol in the case where the source and detector are under the limited control of an adversary. Our proof applies when both the source and the detector have small basis-dependent flaws, as i... View more
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