3 June 2011 Quantum spread spectrum communication
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We show that communication of single-photon quantum states in a multi-user environment is improved by using spread spectrum communication techniques. We describe a framework for spreading, transmitting, despreading, and detecting single-photon spectral states that mimics conventional spread spectrum techniques. We show in the cases of inadvertent detection, unintentional interference, and multi-user management, that quantum spread spectrum communications may minimize receiver errors by managing quantum channel access.
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Travis S. Humble, "Quantum spread spectrum communication", Proc. SPIE 8057, Quantum Information and Computation IX, 80570J (3 June 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.883294; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.883294
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