A Novel Encryption Algorithm for Quantum Images Based on Quantum Wavelet Transform and Diffusion

  • Shen Wang
  • Xianhua Song
  • Xiamu Niu
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 298)


In this paper, a novel quantum encryption scheme for quantum images based on quantum wavelet transform (QWT) and double diffusions is proposed. Firstly, diffusion operation applied on the input quantum image, and then QWT worked on the new quantum image to transform this image to the frequency domain. and following the diffusion operation is implemented on the QWT transformed quantum image. finally ,inverse QWT are used.The encryption keys are generated by a sensitive chaotic logistic map, which guarantee the security of the scheme. at the same time,we designed the corresponding quantum circuits to demonstrates that the reasonable of the proposed scheme.


Quantum computation Quantum image encryption QWT diffusion operation Chaotic system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer Science and TechnologyHarbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinChina

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