Deploying QKD in Standard Optical Networks

Lancho Lancho, Daniel and Martinez Mateo, Jesus and Elkouss Coronas, David and Ciurana Aguilar, Alex and Soto, Mercedes and Martín Ayuso, Vicente (2010). Deploying QKD in Standard Optical Networks. In: "Updating Quantum Cryptography and Communications (UQCC 2010)", 18-20 Oct 2010, Tokio. p. 118.


Title: Deploying QKD in Standard Optical Networks
  • Lancho Lancho, Daniel
  • Martinez Mateo, Jesus
  • Elkouss Coronas, David
  • Ciurana Aguilar, Alex
  • Soto, Mercedes
  • Martín Ayuso, Vicente
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Other)
Event Title: Updating Quantum Cryptography and Communications (UQCC 2010)
Event Dates: 18-20 Oct 2010
Event Location: Tokio
Date: 2010
Faculty: Facultad de Informática (UPM)
Department: Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos e Ingeniería del Software
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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In order to deploy QKD in a cost effective and scalable way, its integration with already installed optical networks is a logical step. If, for the sake of security, we require that no intermediate trusted nodes would be needed, the maximum distance/absorptions allowed by QKD systems limit ourselves to metropolitan area networks. Current metro networks are mostly all optical and passive, hence a transparent link can be established among any two points and this link can be used to transport the quantum channel. In this poster we report on our findings studying the problems arising when integrating QKD systems in standard telecommunications networks.

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