Quantum Cryptography

  • János A. Bergou
  • Mark Hillery
Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)


Quantum communication is the most advanced area of quantum information processing and quantum computing. This is where the most fundamental features of quantum mechanics are only a short step away from spectacular practical applications. We have already seen two such applications: dense coding and teleportation. In this chapter we shall deal with what is arguably the most successful area of all of quantum information and quantum computing: quantum cryptography.


Spectacular Practical Applications Quantum Secret Sharing Ancilla Qubits Classical Cryptographic Protocols Optimal Unambiguous State Discrimination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • János A. Bergou
    • 1
  • Mark Hillery
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyHunter College City University of New YorkNew YorkUSA

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