Posts tagged with: Quantum Key Distribution (QKD)

€10M Irish Project to Focus on Quantum Tech’s Potential to Secure Data

Researchers from universities and institutes around [Ireland] will pool their expertise to examine how infrastructure and the transmission of data in Ireland can be secured using quantum technology....

Arianespace Chosen to Blast Europe’s QKD System EAGLE-1 Into Orbit

EAGLE-1 satellite for ESA’s end-to-end Quantum Key Distribution system to launch on the Vega-C rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana in 2024. The satellite will be placed into Low...

Quantum Key Distribution Satellite SpeQtral-1 to Blast Into Space, Join 600 Satellite Constellation

Rivada Space Networks (RSN) is partnering with SpeQtral to demonstrate the technical compatibility of adding a QKD encryption layer to enhance the security of communications over low earth orbit satellite...

Cousin of the Qubit, the Qudit, Has More: More Information, More Noise Resistance

Although the word “qudit” might look like a typo, this lesser-known cousin of the qubit, or quantum bit, can carry more information and is more resistant to noise — both...

NATO Science for Peace and Security Program Has Been Examining Security-Related Applications of Quantum Technologies

NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme research and development projects have been examining the security-related applications of quantum technologies, addressing their three main fields: computing, sensing and communications....

MDI-QKD Is a Transition Technology and a Logical Next Step on the Path From QKD to a Quantum Internet…

Currently, QKD works on a point-to-point basis. You have a sender (called Alice, in industry parlance) and a receiver, called Bob. Alice and Bob can securely share QKD-encrypted information with...