China's Micius quantum communication satellite, the world's first, was used to study the entanglement-based distribution of quantum secret keys between two spots on Earth. Photo: HandoutChina's Micius quantum communication satellite, the world's first, was used to study the entanglement-based distribution of quantum secret keys between two spots on Earth. Photo: Handout
China's Micius quantum communication satellite, the world's first, was used to study the entanglement-based distribution of quantum secret keys between two spots on Earth. Photo: Handout

Increased security in quantum communication achieved by Chinese, Oxford scientists

  • This new research could help accelerate China’s efforts to develop hacking-resistant communications networks
  • Quantum communication takes advantage of the laws of quantum physics to protect data
Topic |   Quantum computing
China's Micius quantum communication satellite, the world's first, was used to study the entanglement-based distribution of quantum secret keys between two spots on Earth. Photo: HandoutChina's Micius quantum communication satellite, the world's first, was used to study the entanglement-based distribution of quantum secret keys between two spots on Earth. Photo: Handout
China's Micius quantum communication satellite, the world's first, was used to study the entanglement-based distribution of quantum secret keys between two spots on Earth. Photo: Handout
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