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Chin. Phys. B, 2012, Vol. 21(12): 120305    DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/21/12/120305
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Arbitrated quantum signature scheme based on entanglement swapping with signer anonymity

Li Weia b, Fan Ming-Yub, Wang Guang-Weib
a School of Information Science and Engineering, Xinjiang University, Urumqi 830046, China;
b School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu 610054, China
Abstract  In this paper an arbitrated quantum signature scheme based on entanglement swapping is proposed. In this scheme a message to be signed is coded with unitary operators. Combining quantum measurement with quantum encryption, the signer can generate the signature for a given message. Combining the entangled states generated by the TTP's Bell measurement with the signature information, the verifier can verify the authentication of a signature through single quantum state measurement. Compared with previous schemes, our scheme is more efficient and less complex, furthermore, our scheme can ensure the anonymity of the signer.
Keywords:  quantum cryptography      quantum signature      Bell states      entanglement swapping     
Received:  10 April 2012      Published:  01 November 2012
PACS:  03.67.Dd (Quantum cryptography and communication security)  
  03.67.Hk (Quantum communication)  
Fund: Project supported by the National High Technology Research and Development Program (863 Program) of China, (Grant Nos. 2009AA01Z403 and 2009AA01Z435).
Corresponding Authors:  Li Wei     E-mail:  mei7i@yahoo.cn

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Li Wei, Fan Ming-Yu, Wang Guang-Wei Arbitrated quantum signature scheme based on entanglement swapping with signer anonymity 2012 Chin. Phys. B 21 120305

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