Transmission of Polarization Entangled Photons in Fiber-optics Networks

Monday, 19 September, 2011
14:30 – 16:15, Room B
Mo.1.B • Spectral Efficiency And Quantum Effects


Mo.1.B.2 • 15:30 (Invited)

TRANSMISSION OF POLARIZATION ENTANGLED PHOTONS IN FIBER-OPTICS NETWORKS

Misha Brodsky1, Cristian Antonelli2, Mark Shtaif3; 1ATT Research Labs., USA; 2Università dell'Aquila, Italy; 3Tel Aviv University, Israel.
 Distribution of polarization-entangled photon pairs to remote users changes the degree of their entanglement in captivating ways. We will describe bounds to the reach of potential entanglement-based quantum cryptography systems arising from Polarization Mode Dispersion.


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