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Transport layer protocols for the Secoqc Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) network

Dianati, M and Alléaume, R (2007) Transport layer protocols for the Secoqc Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) network In: 32nd IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN 2007), 2007-10-15 - 2007-10-18, Dublin.

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Abstract

Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) is an alternative key distribution technique that, unlike the classical approaches, can provide unconditionally secure keys for data communications over public communication networks. The European projet Secoqc (Secure Communication based on Quantum Cryptography) aims at developing a global network for unconditionally secure key distribution. This paper specifies the major elements of the transport layer protocols of the Secoqc QKD network. © 2007 IEEE.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Communication Systems Research
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Dianati, MUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Alléaume, RUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 29 October 2007
Identification Number : 10.1109/LCN.2007.161
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PublisherIEEE, UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Additional Information : © 2007 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 18 Dec 2012 15:32
Last Modified : 23 Sep 2013 19:51
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/736927

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