Experimental Demonstration of Physical-Layer Security in a Fiber-Optic Link by Information Scrambling

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Cho, Junho; Guan, Kyle; Chandrasekhar, Sethumadhavan; Winzer, Peter J. (Nokia Bell Labs, 791 Holmdel Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733, USA)

We experimentally demonstrate a physical-layer secure optical fiber communication link that prohibits an eavesdropper from detecting any useful information. Our classical approach is based on a simple linear feedback shift register, thus scaling to multi-Terabits/s of secure bit rates.