Quantum communication breakthrough to enable secure data transmission across optical fibre networks

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Researchers demonstrate multi-dimensional quantum communications with twisted light down legacy fibre networks

A joint team of researchers from South Africa and China has demonstrated that it is possible to transmit multiple quantum patterns of twisted light across conventional fibre networks. Normally, ...

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