Heads or tails: Experimental quantum coin flipping cryptography performs better than classical protocols
Could some entangled states be useless for quantum cryptography?
Researchers Set New Distance Record for Quantum Key Distribution
Experiment opens the door to multi-party quantum communication (Update)
In the world of quantum science, Alice and Bob have been talking to one another for years. Charlie joined the conversation a few years ago, but now by enforcing the space-like separation of the three parties, ...
Quantum physics secures new cryptography scheme
The way we secure digital transactions could soon change. An international team has demonstrated a form of quantum cryptography that can protect people doing business with others they may not know or trust ...
New approach enhances quantum-based secure communication
University of Calgary scientists have overcome an 'Achilles' heel' of quantum-based secure communication systems, using a new approach that works in the real world to safeguard secrets.
A 'quantum leap' in encryption technology
Toshiba Research Europe, BT, ADVA Optical Networking and the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the UK's National Measurement Institute, today announced the first successful trial of Quantum Key Distribution ...
NSA pursues quantum technology
In this month's issue of Physics World, Jon Cartwright explains how the revelation that the US National Security Agency (NSA) is developing quantum computers has renewed interest and sparked debate on just how far ahead ...
Engineers achieve first airplane to ground quantum key distribution exchange
Making quantum cryptography truly secure
Quantum key distribution (QKD) is an advanced tool for secure computer-based interactions, providing confidential communication between two remote parties by enabling them to construct a shared secret key ...
Toshiba researchers achieve new record bit rate for quantum key distribution
The Cambridge Lab of Toshiba Research Europe today announced a major breakthrough that will allow ultra-secure encryption of sensitive data sent by banks, hospitals and government organisations.
Researchers unite to distribute quantum keys
Researchers from across Europe have united to build the largest quantum key distribution network ever built. The efforts of 41 research and industrial organisations were realised as secure, quantum encrypted information ...
Quantum key distribution technology: Secure computing for the 'Everyman'
The largest information technology agreement ever signed by Los Alamos National Laboratory brings the potential for truly secure data encryption to the marketplace after nearly 20 years of development at ...
Researchers weight safety of quantum cryptology
Scientists in Belgium and Spain have proved for the first time that new systems of quantum cryptology are much safer than current security systems. The study was published in the journal Nature Communications.