All-photonic quantum repeaters could pave the way for faster, more secure quantum internet

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Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo demonstrates a proof-of-principle experiment on a key aspect of all-photonic quantum repeaters. Image: Jessica MacInnis
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Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo demonstrates a proof-of-principle experiment on a key aspect of all-photonic quantum repeaters. Image: Jessica MacInnis

All-photonic repeaters require only photons in place of expensive cryogenics or ion traps

An international team of researcher have demonstrated a proof-of-principle experiment on an important aspect of all-photonic quantum repeaters that could, they claim, serve as the backbone for a faster,...

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