Long range secure key distribution over multiple amplified fiber spans based on environmental instabilities

Ben Wu, Yue Kai Huang, Shaoliang Zhang, Bhavin J. Shastri, Paul R. Prucnal

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Abstract

Using environmental instability induced signal phase fluctuation, we demonstrated a secure key distribution system over a 240-km bidirectional fiber-pair link. The scheme is compatible with commercial WDM systems and optical amplifiers for long-range transmissions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580118
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 16 2016
Event2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Jun 5 2016Jun 10 2016

Publication series

Name2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016

Other

Other2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period6/5/166/10/16

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Wu, B., Huang, Y. K., Zhang, S., Shastri, B. J., & Prucnal, P. R. (2016). Long range secure key distribution over multiple amplified fiber spans based on environmental instabilities. In 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016 [7788416] (2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1364/cleo_si.2016.sf1f.4