Drone-Based Quantum Key Distribution

Samantha Isaac, Andrew Conrad, A. J. Schroeder, Timur Javid, Daniel Sanchez-Rosales, Roderick D. Cochran, Akash Gutha, Daniel Gauthier, Paul G. Kwiat

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Current quantum cryptography implementations primarily use fixed free-space or fiber-based communication channels. We seek to broaden this to include mobile platforms. Here we report progress towards optical tracking system stabilization leading to efficient quantum state transmission.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology, A and T 2022
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781957171050
StatePublished - 2022
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, A and T 2022 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 15 2022May 20 2022

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceCLEO: Applications and Technology, A and T 2022
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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