Entangled photons seen as route to secure comms

Friday, 13 January 2006, 1:43 AM EST

More secure optical networks are a step closer following a breakthrough involving quantum devices that was reported Thursday (Jan. 12) by Toshiba Research Europe Ltd. (TRRL) and scientists from the University of Cambridge.

The group reported in this week’s Nature on development of a quantum device that produces entangled photons made from pairs of photons whose fundamental properties are inextricably linked.

At the EE Times.

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