Criptografía Cuántica en Redes Clásicas

Lancho Lancho, Daniel and Martinez Mateo, Jesus and Martín Ayuso, Vicente (2007). Criptografía Cuántica en Redes Clásicas. "Revista Española de Física", v. 21 (n. 2); pp. 14-19. ISSN 0213-862X.


Title: Criptografía Cuántica en Redes Clásicas
  • Lancho Lancho, Daniel
  • Martinez Mateo, Jesus
  • Martín Ayuso, Vicente
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Revista Española de Física
Date: February 2007
Volume: 21
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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