# Quantum Communication

Quantum information and computation - Charles H. Bennett , David P. DiVincenzo

## Quantum Key Distribution

Factors preventing wide adoption of quantum key distribution outside high security areas include the cost of equipment, and the lack of a demonstrated threat to existing key exchange protocols. However, with optic fibre networks already present in many countries the infrastructure is in place for a more widespread use.

How to improve cybersecurity through quantum technology ?

## Quantum Internet

A quantum internet supports numerous applications, enabled by quantum entanglement. In general, quantum entanglement is well suited for tasks that require coordination, synchronization or privacy.

Examples of such applications include quantum key distribution,[3][4] clock synchronization,[5] protocols for distributed system problems such as leader election or byzantine agreement[citation needed], extending the baseline of telescopes,[6] as well as position verification, secure identification and two-party cryptography in the noisy-storage model. A quantum internet also enables secure access to a quantum computer[7] in the cloud.

Milestone Experiment Proves Quantum Communication Really Is Faster

In a Paris lab, researchers have shown for the first time that quantum methods of transmitting information are superior to classical ones.

Local and Distributed Quantum Computation -- when does Distributed QC make sense?

Rodney Van Meter and Simon J. Devitt

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KETS LEADING THE QUANTUM SECURITY REVOLUTION WITH QUANTUM KEY DISTRIBUTION

## Background

Quantum Technology Promises Practical Cryptography With Unbreakable Keys

- Whitepaper - Quantum key distribution from National Security Council in UK

explores the limitations of QKD systems, including security concerns

makes the case for research into developing post-quantum public key cryptography as a more practical and cost-effective step towards defending real-world communications systems from the threat of a future quantum computer