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Security against eavesdropping in quantum cryptography

Lütkenhaus, Norbert and Barnett, Stephen M. (1996) Security against eavesdropping in quantum cryptography. Physical Review A, 54 (1). pp. 97-111. ISSN 1050-2947

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    Abstract

    A sharp estimate is given for the amount of Shannon information and expected collision probability. This estimate is valid for all eavesdropping strategies described by a generalized measurement and restricted to the Hilbert space of the one-photon state. The optimal generalized measurement is explicitly given.

    Item type: Article
    ID code: 6159
    Keywords: physics, quantum, measurement, collision probability, eavesdropping, security, photon, Optics. Light, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
    Subjects: Science > Physics > Optics. Light
    Department: Faculty of Science > Physics
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    Depositing user: Miss Darcy Spiller
    Date Deposited: 20 May 2008
    Last modified: 05 Sep 2014 13:21
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/6159

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