Performance analysis of d-dimensional quantum cryptography with mode-dependent diffraction

Jiapeng Zhao, Mohammad Mirhosseini, Yiyu Zhou, Seyed Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani, Yongxiong Ren, Nicholas K. Steinhoff, Glen A. Tyler, Alan E. Willner, Robert W. Boyd
2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics   unpublished
We analyze the degraded performance of QKD that results from mode-dependent diffraction in spatial-mode-encoded QKD systems. A pre-compensation method is proposed to solve this problem without sacrificing the security. OCIS codes: 270.5565, 270.5568.
doi:10.1364/cleo_at.2018.jth2a.19 fatcat:rsgklvo2zjapvgkkalwahh2h4e