[Cryptography] Quantum Sneakernet

John Ioannidis ji at tla.org
Sat Oct 25 17:18:49 EDT 2014

On Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 1:58 PM, Jim Windle <jim.windle at gmail.com> wrote:

> Interesting proposal for a quantum sneakernet as an admittedly slow
> alternative to submarine cables which won't support entanglement.
> Entangled photons are carried in specially modified cargo containers which
> are then moved via existing transportation infrastructure.  Technology
> Review piece has link to arxiv.org paper.
> http://www.technologyreview.com/view/532056/why-quantum-clippers-will-distribute-entanglement-across-the-oceans/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+arXivblog+%28the+physics+arXiv+blog%29
The only usefulness of this so-called technology is to give another meaning
to the phrase "traveling light".

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