Improving Tolerance to Atmospheric Turbulence Effects in FSO Quantum Communications by Adaptive Optics

Vijay Nafria, Ivan B. Djordjevic

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Abstract

We demonstrate that adaptive optics (AO) can be used to improve tolerance to atmospheric turbulence in free-space optical (FSO) quantum communications. Both the overall secret-key rate and quantum bit-error rate for BB84 protocol have been significantly improved by the AO.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPropagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcDVT 2021
PublisherThe Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - 2021
EventPropagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcDVT 2021 - Part of OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress 2021 - Virtual, Online, United States
Duration: Jul 19 2021Jul 23 2021

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Conference

ConferencePropagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcDVT 2021 - Part of OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress 2021
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityVirtual, Online
Period7/19/217/23/21

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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