Node Modules and Protocols for the Quantum-Back-Bone of a Quantum-Key-Distribution Network
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Maurhart, O.; Lorünser, T.; Länger, T.; Pacher, C.; Peev, M.; Poppe, A. (Austrian Research Centers GmbH - ARC, Department Safety and Security, Quantum Technologies, Donau-City-Str. 1, 1220 Vienna, Austria)
The very recent demonstration of the SECOQC QKD-network convincingly extended single QKD-links to QKD-networks gaining new functionalities. The needed interfaces, protocols and node modules are explained.