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Chin. Phys. B, 2013, Vol. 22(9): 090311    DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/22/9/090311
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Distributed wireless quantum communication networks

Yu Xu-Taoa, Xu Jinb, Zhang Zai-Chenc
a State Key Laboratory of Millimeter Waves, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China;
b Department of Physics, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China;
c State Key Laboratory of Mobile Communications, Nanjing 210096, China
Abstract  The distributed wireless quantum communication network (DWQCN) has a distributed network topology and transmits information by quantum states. In this paper, we present the concept of the DWQCN and propose a system scheme to transfer quantum states in the DWQCN. The system scheme for transmitting information between any two nodes in the DWQCN includes a routing protocol and a scheme for transferring quantum states. The routing protocol is on-demand and the routing metric is selected based on the number of entangled particle pairs. After setting up a route, quantum teleportation and entanglement swapping are used for transferring quantum states. Entanglement swapping is achieved along with the process of routing set up and the acknowledgment packet transmission. The measurement results of each entanglement swapping are piggybacked with route reply packets or acknowledgment packets. After entanglement swapping, a direct quantum link between source and destination is set up and quantum states are transferred by quantum teleportation. Adopting this scheme, the measurement results of entanglement swapping do not need to be transmitted specially, which decreases the wireless transmission cost and transmission delay.
Keywords:  distributed wireless networks      quantum communication networks      quantum teleportation      routing protocol  
Received:  23 January 2013      Revised:  03 April 2013      Published:  26 July 2013
PACS:  03.67.Hk (Quantum communication)  
  42.50.Ex (Optical implementations of quantum information processing and transfer)  
Fund: Project supported by the Science Fund for Creative Research Groups of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 60921063) and the Young Scientists Fund of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 60902010).
Corresponding Authors:  Yu Xu-Tao     E-mail:  yuxutao@seu.edu.cn

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Yu Xu-Tao, Xu Jin, Zhang Zai-Chen Distributed wireless quantum communication networks 2013 Chin. Phys. B 22 090311

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