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Italy, Slovenia and Croatia set up quantum communication

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By: J.S., STA

The first ever public demonstration of fully encrypted quantum communication between Italy, Slovenia and Croatia took place during a meeting of G20 digital economy ministers.

It was the first time in history that fully quantum encrypted communication was made possible by means of optical fibres connecting three nodes. The technology uses quantum keys, sequences of random numbers established remotely through exchange of individual photons of light.

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