JETP Letters

, Volume 87, Issue 10, pp 586–591 | Cite as

On the ultimate capabilities of the quantum key distribution with the control over the statistics of a non-single-photon source

  • S. N. Molotkov


The upper bound of the length of a quantum communication channel has been determined for the key distribution in the decoy state method.

PACS numbers

03.65.Hk 03.67.Dd 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. N. Molotkov
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Solid State PhysicsRussian Academy of SciencesChernogolovka, Moscow regionRussia
  2. 2.Academy of Cryptography of the Russian FederationMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Faculty of Computational Mathematics and CyberneticsMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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