Cryptography in Quantum Computing

  • Pam Choy
  • Dustin CatesEmail author
  • Florent Chehwan
  • Cindy Rodriguez
  • Avery Leider
  • Charles C. Tappert
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1069)


Quantum cryptography is an area of intense interest, as quantum computers contain the potential to break many classical encryption algorithms. With so much on the line, it is imperative to find a new quantum encryption method before quantum technology catches up with current cryptography. This study examines one of the very few experiments on encryption that has already been conducted and analyzes the results of the tests run on the IBM Cloud Server. It attempts to recreate the sample experiment and make comprehensive adjustments for a real-world environment. This study also looks at the possible application of quantum public key encryption and the theoretical importance of quantum key distribution.


Quantum computers Quantum cryptography Quantum encryption Encryption algorithm Quantum public key encryption Quantum key distribution 



The authors would like to thank Prof Charles Tappert, PhD and Prof Avery Leider.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pam Choy
    • 1
  • Dustin Cates
    • 1
    Email author
  • Florent Chehwan
    • 1
  • Cindy Rodriguez
    • 1
  • Avery Leider
    • 1
  • Charles C. Tappert
    • 1
  1. 1.Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information SystemsPace UniversityPleasantvilleUSA

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