Practical Quantum Cryptography Devices:

how to make them and how to break them

Sarah Kaiser • Institute for Quantum Computing

Long story short:

  1. What is Quantum key distribution (QKD)?
  2. Current challenges for QKD
  3. QKD in space
  4. Hacking QKD hardware
  5. What is next for QKD?

Commercial QKD devices

id Quantique Clavis 2

Hacking QKD Hardware