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Quantum key distribution over multicore fiber.

Dynes, JF and Kindness, SJ and Tam, SW-B and Plews, A and Sharpe, AW and Lucamarini, M and Fröhlich, B and Yuan, ZL and Penty, RV and Shields, AJ (2016) Quantum key distribution over multicore fiber. Opt Express, 24. pp. 8081-8087.

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Abstract

We present the first quantum key distribution (QKD) experiment over multicore fiber. With space division multiplexing, we demonstrate that weak QKD signals can coexist with classical data signals launched at full power in a 53 km 7-core fiber, while showing negligible degradation in performance. Based on a characterization of intercore crosstalk, we perform additional simulations highlighting that classical data bandwidths beyond 1Tb/s can be supported with high speed QKD on the same fiber.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div B > Photonics
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 19:18
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2017 03:32
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