QKD seminar during 2018 edition of Toulouse Space Show

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26 June 2018

The event "Cybersecurity challenges and contraints on launch operations" at Kourou Spaceport CSG is postponed to a yet unknown date.
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Registration site remains open.

Space Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) allows dispatching a secret crypto key between a satellite and a ground site or vice versa, while insuring an absolute security thanks to quantum physics and information theory. This session adressed a tutorial, new trends, space experiments and applications to come in this area, part of the rising optical space communications domain ! A panel of international satellite QKD experts were present their research activities in the area. Technical questions to better understand QKD and compare different techniques were discussed with the audience



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