Optical Review

, Volume 15, Issue 5, pp 219–223

Quantum anonymous voting systems based on entangled state

  • Yuan Li
  • Guihua Zeng
Regular Papers


Based on quantum entanglement, secure anonymous ballot systems are introduced to realize voting among numerous candidates in this paper. By searching individuals, each voter may cast a vote for his desired candidates of which number may be more than one. Therefore, the system based on the proposed algorithm may be applied voting among many candidates, such as a network ballot with the development of a quantum network. Finally, the security of the present scheme is investigated.

Key words

quantum voting system multi-object ballot quantum entangled states quantum network security and anonymity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuan Li
    • 1
  • Guihua Zeng
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronic EngineeringShanghai Jiaotong University, Laboratory of Coding and Communication SecurityShanghaiChina

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