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New Quantum Key System Combines Speed, Distance
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New Quantum Key System Combines Speed, Distance
Detection stage of the NIST prototype quantum key distribution (QKD) system: Incoming photons already have been sorted into one of two quantum states. Photons are 'up-converted' from 1310 to 710 nm by one of the two NIST-designed converters at right, then sent to one of two commercial silicon avalanche photo diode units to the left. Credit: NIST Disclaimer: Any mention of commercial products within NIST web pages is for information only; it does not imply recommendation or endorsement by NIST. Use of NIST Information: These World Wide Web pages are provided as a public service by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). With the exception of material marked as copyrighted, information presented on these pages is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
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