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Battelle, Toshiba, Cina Kick Off Quantum Communications Projects; Don Hayford, Gregoire Ribordy Comment

Battelle, Toshiba‘s UK team and China have begun installing and testing communications networks by using quantum physics with the goal of helping to secure long-distance transmissions of data, Nature reported Wednesday. Jane Qiu writes Battelle and Geneva-based ID Quantique collaborated to deploy an approximately 403.8-mile optical fiber to Battelle’s Columbus, Ohio …

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Lockheed Forming Quantum Research Partnership; Brad Pietras Comments

Lockheed Martin is partnering with a nanotechnology research center to collaborate on developing quantum and nanotechnologies, the International Data Group reported Thursday. The partnership with the London Centre for Nanotechnology also aims to help develop technical talent in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, Sophie Curtis writes. Lockheed and the …

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Los Alamos Lab Uses Quantum Physics for Mobile Security

Through quantum cryptography, researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers have invented a new system to secure large transfers of information between mobile devices. LANL recently released information about the QKarD, a miniature transmitter which generates random cryptographic keys to encode and decode information. LANL says the QKarD uses the …

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