22 May 2014 Polar codes in a QKD environment
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Polar coding is the most recent encoding scheme in the quest for error correction codes that approaches the Shannon limit, has a simple structure, and admits fast decoders. As such, it is an interesting candidate for the quantum key distribution (QKD) protocol that normally operates at high bit error rates and requires codes that operate near the Shannon limit. This paper describes approaches that integrate Polar codes into the QKD environment and provides performance results of Polar code designs within the QKD protocol.
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Anastase Nakassis, Anastase Nakassis, Alan Mink, Alan Mink, "Polar codes in a QKD environment", Proc. SPIE 9123, Quantum Information and Computation XII, 912305 (22 May 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2050919; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2050919


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