Effect of a weak magnetic field on quantum cryptography links

M. Brodsky, M. Boroditsky, M. D. Feuer, A. Sirenko

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Abstract

We study the performance of a commercial bidirectional Quantum Key Distribution system in the presence of a weak magnetic field (about 50 μT) applied along the fiber axis. We observe a quadratic increase in quantum bit error rate with the angle of Faraday rotation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
DOIs
StatePublished - 2005
Event31st European Conference on Optical Communications, ECOC 2005 - Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: Sep 25 2005Sep 29 2005

Other

Other31st European Conference on Optical Communications, ECOC 2005
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityGlasgow
Period9/25/059/29/05

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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