1996-02-15 - Re: Science News - article on Quantum Crypto

Header Data

From: rah@shipwright.com (Robert Hettinga)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: 9fa09e1522dd5781d0bae154e1c7ad0e9a289115d8edb8ab9302cfa19ae42063
Message ID: <v02120d06ad48d5e6491a@[]>
Reply To: N/A
UTC Datetime: 1996-02-15 17:46:18 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 16 Feb 1996 01:46:18 +0800

Raw message

From: rah@shipwright.com (Robert Hettinga)
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 1996 01:46:18 +0800
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Science News - article on Quantum Crypto
Message-ID: <v02120d06ad48d5e6491a@[]>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain

>The new Science News that showed up in today's mail
>has a short but informative article on quantum
>cryptography.  It explains what quantum crypto is for
>us newbies and gives the history of a recent success
>in Lake Geneva (Switzerland, not Wisconsin) - an
>encrypted message was sent 22.7 km over fiber-optic
>cable successfully.  It's a nice article.

Does anyone know if the new in-line optical amplifiers (not switches!) have
any effect on quantum crypto messages?

Bob Hettinga

Robert Hettinga (rah@shipwright.com)
e$, 44 Farquhar Street, Boston, MA 02131 USA
"Reality is not optional." --Thomas Sowell
The e$ Home Page: http://thumper.vmeng.com/pub/rah/