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Quantum information to the home. / Choi, Iris; Young, Robert; Townsend, Paul.

In: New Journal of Physics, Vol. 13, No. 6, 063039, 06.2011.

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Choi, I, Young, R & Townsend, P 2011, 'Quantum information to the home', New Journal of Physics, vol. 13, no. 6, 063039. https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/13/6/063039

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Choi, I., Young, R., & Townsend, P. (2011). Quantum information to the home. New Journal of Physics, 13(6), [063039]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/13/6/063039

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Choi I, Young R, Townsend P. Quantum information to the home. New Journal of Physics. 2011 Jun;13(6):063039. doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/13/6/063039

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Choi, Iris ; Young, Robert ; Townsend, Paul. / Quantum information to the home. In: New Journal of Physics. 2011 ; Vol. 13, No. 6.

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abstract = "Information encoded on individual quanta will play an important role in our future lives, much as classically encoded digital information does today. Combining quantum information carried by single photons with classical signals encoded on strong laser pulses in modern fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) networks is a significant challenge, the solution to which will facilitate the global distribution of quantum information to the home and with it a quantum internet [1]. In real-world networks, spontaneous Raman scattering in the optical fibre would induce crosstalk between the high-power classical channels and a single-photon quantum channel, such that the latter is unable to operate. Here, we show that the integration of quantum and classical information on an FTTH network is possible by performing quantum key distribution (QKD) on a network while simultaneously transferring realistic levels of classical data. Our novel scheme involves synchronously interleaving a channel of quantum data with the Raman scattered photons from a classical channel, exploiting the periodic minima in the instantaneous crosstalk and thereby enabling secure QKD to be performed.",
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