Welcome to the Quantum Internet
Quantum encryption is here, but the laws of physics can do much more than protect privacy
By Davide Castelvecchi, 14:36 PM August 1, 2008
A stylish new way of surfing the Internet is coming to Vienna this fall.
Researchers plan to flip the switch on the next step toward a quantum version
of the Internet. They will build a network allowing users to send each other
messages as virtually unbreakable ciphers, with privacy protected by the laws
of quantum physics.
net is admittedly just a prototype for research purposes. It is also not yet a
true quantum version of the Internet. Although it can transmit ordinary...
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