QKD Quantum Key Distribution System v0.1

S-Fifteen Instruments Quantum Key Distribution System v0.1 allows secure point to point cryptographic key generation and transmission over standard telecom optical fibers. Subject to export restrictions. Lead time 3 months subject to parts availability. See why we think Quantum Key Distribution is important.

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  • Entangled Photon Pair Source Specifications:

    Size 19" Rack Height 2U
    Power Consumption 25W
    Visibility >98%
    Wavelength 1320nm center wavelength (O-band)
    Output Fiberport SC/PC (internal SMF28e fiber)
    Signal and Idler photon bandwidth ~20nm FWHM
    Input Voltage 120-240 Vac in (IEC C14 Connector)
    Bus Voltage 12V
    Temperature Range 15-40 °C
    Multiplexing Allows quantum communication in standard network data traffic (C-band)
    Host Connection TCP/IP over Ethernet
    Operating Enviromental Temperature 15-60°C

     

  • Detector Specifications:

    Size 19" Rack Height 3U
    Power Consumption 70W
    Operating Wavelength 1320nm ± 25nm
    APD Absolute Efficiency nominal ~10%
    Detector Jitter 0
    Timestamp resolution <200ps
    Input Voltage 120-240 Vac in (IEC C14 connector)
    Bus Voltage 12V
    Host Connection TCP/IP over Ethernet
    Operating Enviromental Temperature 15-60°C

     

  • Key Generation Package:

    Key Engine
    Classical Channel Runs via TCP/IP
    Photon polarization compensation Automated
    Time Synchronization NTP + Correlation Matching
    Clock Sync Internal Atomic Clock
    Preliminary key rate over -8 dB loss 50 bps
    User Interface
    Remote monitoring (Web GUI) TCP/IP
    Network settings to reach Alice/Bob User defined IP address
    Key Retrieval REST API based on ETSI standards