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Title: New Quantum Key System Combines Speed, Distance
Description: Detection stage of the NIST prototype quantum key distribution (QKD) system: Incoming photons already have been sorted into one of two quantum states. Photons are "up-converted" from 1310 to 710
nm by one of the two NIST-designed converters at right, then sent to one of two commercial silicon avalanche photo diode units to the left.


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Topics/Categories: Computers/Info. Tech--Quantum Computing
Type: Photo/Color
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Credit Line as it should
appear in print:
Credit: NIST
AV Number: 07ITL001
Date Created: June 8, 2007
Date Entered: 6/8/2007

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