Quantum Communication and Quantum Networking. First International Conference, QuantumComm 2009, Naples, Italy, October 26-30, 2009, Revised Selected Papers

Research Article

Optical Free-Space Communication on Earth and in Space Regarding Quantum Cryptography Aspects

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.1007/978-3-642-11731-2_11,
        author={Christian Fuchs and Dirk Giggenbach},
        title={Optical Free-Space Communication on Earth and in Space Regarding Quantum Cryptography Aspects},
        proceedings={Quantum Communication and Quantum Networking. First International Conference, QuantumComm 2009, Naples, Italy, October 26-30, 2009, Revised Selected Papers},
        proceedings_a={QUANTUMCOMM},
        year={2012},
        month={10},
        keywords={FSO Free-Space Optical Communications Quantum Cryptography},
        doi={10.1007/978-3-642-11731-2_11}
    }
    
  • Christian Fuchs
    Dirk Giggenbach
    Year: 2012
    Optical Free-Space Communication on Earth and in Space Regarding Quantum Cryptography Aspects
    QUANTUMCOMM
    Springer
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11731-2_11
Christian Fuchs1,*, Dirk Giggenbach1,*
  • 1: German Aerospace Center (DLR)
*Contact email: christian.fuchs@dlr.de, dirk.giggenbach@dlr.de

Abstract

Mobile FSO Communication links have gained significant attention over the last years due to their increasing maturity. They are used in point to point link scenarios where the high gain in power efficiency and datarate is crucial, compared to state-of-the-art RF links.