Modern Physics Letters A, ISSN 0217-7323, 11/2019, Volume 34, Issue 34, p. 1950281

Classical users can share a secret key with a quantum user by using a semi-quantum key distribution (SQKD) protocol. Allowing two classical users to share a...

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Quantum Information Processing, ISSN 1570-0755, 11/2018, Volume 17, Issue 11, pp. 1 - 37

Quantum key distribution is one of the most fundamental cryptographic protocols. Quantum walks are important primitives for computing. In this paper, we take...

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Quantum Information Processing, ISSN 1570-0755, 6/2014, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp. 1457 - 1465

This study presents the first authenticated semi-quantum key distribution (ASQKD) protocols without using authenticated classical channels. By pre-sharing a...

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Annalen der Physik, ISSN 0003-3804, 08/2019, Volume 531, Issue 8, pp. 1800347 - n/a

A new mediated semi‐quantum key distribution (SQKD) protocol is proposed, allowing two classical participants to share a secret key with the help of an...

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International Journal of Theoretical Physics, ISSN 0020-7748, 12/2018, Volume 57, Issue 12, pp. 3621 - 3631

With the development of information security, quantum key distribution (QKD) has attracted much attention. Because of the lower requirement on quantum...

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International Journal of Theoretical Physics, ISSN 0020-7748, 11/2018, Volume 57, Issue 11, pp. 3410 - 3418

This paper first proposes a new coding function for the six-qubit decoherence-free states that can resist both types of collective noise (i.e., dephasing and...

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Quantum Information and Computation, ISSN 1533-7146, 03/2017, Volume 17, Issue 3-4, pp. 209 - 241

In this paper, we derive key-rate expressions for different quantum key distribution protocols. Our key-rate equations utilize multiple channel statistics,...

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Quantum Information Processing, ISSN 1570-0755, 6/2018, Volume 17, Issue 6, pp. 1 - 21

Semi-quantum key distribution protocols are allowed to set up a secure secret key between two users. Compared with their full quantum counterparts, one of the...

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Annalen der Physik, ISSN 0003-3804, 04/2018, Volume 530, Issue 4, pp. 1700206 - n/a

This paper proposes a new semi‐quantum key distribution protocol, allowing two “classical” participants without sophisticated quantum capability to establish a...

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Quantum Information Processing, ISSN 1570-0755, 11/2014, Volume 13, Issue 11, pp. 2417 - 2436

In this paper, we investigate single-state, semi-quantum key distribution protocols. These are protocols whereby one party is limited to measuring only in the...

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Annalen der Physik, ISSN 0003-3804, 08/2019, Volume 531, Issue 8, pp. 1800520 - n/a

The application of semi‐quantum conception can provide unconditional secure communication for communicators without quantum capabilities. A semi‐quantum key...

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International Journal of Theoretical Physics, ISSN 0020-7748, 7/2019, Volume 58, Issue 7, pp. 2244 - 2250

This study reveals a design flaw in the semi-quantum key distribution (SQKD) robust against combined collective noise [International Journal of Theoretical...

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Quantum Information Processing, ISSN 1570-0755, 2/2015, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp. 681 - 686

Recently, Boyer et al. (Phys Rev Lett 99:140501, 2007) introduced a conceptually novel semi-quantum key distribution scheme (BKM07). Tan et al. (Phys Rev Lett...

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International Journal of Quantum Information, ISSN 0219-7499, 2019, Volume 17, Issue 2

This paper points out a security loophole in the Quantum key distribution with limited classical Bob [Int. J. Quantum Inf. 11(01) (2013) 1350005]. With the...

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Quantum Information Processing, ISSN 1570-0755, 8/2017, Volume 16, Issue 8, pp. 1 - 14

This paper proposes a multi-party semi-quantum secret sharing (MSQSS) protocol which allows a quantum party (manager) to share a secret among several classical...

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Quantum Information and Computation, ISSN 1533-7146, 2016, Volume 16, Issue 9-10, pp. 813 - 834

Semi-quantum key distribution (SQKD) protocols allow for the establishment of a secret key between two users Alice and Bob, when one of the two users...

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Quantum Information Processing, ISSN 1570-0755, 7/2016, Volume 15, Issue 7, pp. 2881 - 2893

Yu et al. have proposed the first authenticated semi-quantum key distribution (ASQKD) without using an authenticated classical channel. This study further...

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Cryptanalysis on authenticated semi-quantum key distribution protocol using Bell states

Quantum Information Processing, ISSN 1570-0755, 1/2017, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 17

Recently, Yu et al. (Quantum Inf Process 13(6):1457–1465, 2014) proposed the first semi-quantum scheme without the need of a classical channel to generate a...

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Quantum Information Processing, ISSN 1570-0755, 05/2016, Volume 15, Issue 5, pp. 2067 - 2090

In this paper, we provide a proof of unconditional security for a semi-quantum key distribution protocol introduced in a previous work. This particular...

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International Journal of Theoretical Physics, ISSN 0020-7748, 10/2019, Volume 58, Issue 10, pp. 3239 - 3251

A semi-quantum bi-signature scheme based on W states is designed, in which two signers sign the same message. The unconditional security of the new...

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