On the Filter Issues in Multiplexing Classical and QKD Links through WSS-based Nodes

Title

On the Filter Issues in Multiplexing Classical and QKD Links through WSS-based Nodes

Authors

D. Zavitsanos (NTUA), G. Giannoulis (NTUA), A. Raptakis (NTUA), Ch. Kouloumentas (NTUA), and H. Avramopoulos (NTUA)

Abstract

We present an extensive study on the quantum link multiplexed with intense classical signal in a WSS-based node. Theoretical results on QBER and SKR performance revealed the dependence of BB84-QKD link on passband spectral response.

Venue

Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP) 2019

Place and date

Chengdu, China, Nov. 2-5, 2019