Re: [Qirg] [For information] Should Quantum Key Distribution be Used for Secure Communications ?

Bruno Rijsman <brunorijsman@gmail.com> Fri, 05 June 2020 06:56 UTC

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Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2020 08:56:42 +0200
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This paper makes a big deal of needing a point-to-point connection for QKD, but does not take into account the possibility of using quantum repeaters (maybe because the paper only considers technology that is currently available?)

> On Jun 5, 2020, at 8:30 AM, Gelard Patrick <Patrick.Gelard@cnes.fr> wrote:
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> Dear all,
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> A critical analysis of the QKD service : https://www.ssi.gouv.fr/en/publication/should-quantum-key-distribution-be-used-for-secure-communications/ <https://www.ssi.gouv.fr/en/publication/should-quantum-key-distribution-be-used-for-secure-communications/>
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> Best regards
> Patrick
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