Metropolitan quantum cryptography network will be available in Spain by 2010

Monday, November 17, 2008 - 16:28 in Mathematics & Economics

Researchers from the Department of Languages and Systems and Software Engineering at the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid's School of Computing have developed a prototype metropolitan quantum key distribution network that will be ready for deployment by Telefonica on any Spanish urban telecommunications network by 2010. The group researching this quantum cryptography network are members of the Quantum Computing and Information Research Group based at the School of Computing, led by Vicente Martin and of the Department of Network and Services Security at Telefonica I + D...

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