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Reference-frame-independent quantum key distribution. / Laing, A; Scarani, V; Rarity, JG; O'Brien, JL.

In: Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Vol. 82 (1), 07.2010, p. 012304-1 - 012304-5.

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Laing, A, Scarani, V, Rarity, JG & O'Brien, JL 2010, 'Reference-frame-independent quantum key distribution', Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, vol. 82 (1), pp. 012304-1 - 012304-5. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.82.012304

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Laing, A., Scarani, V., Rarity, JG., & O'Brien, JL. (2010). Reference-frame-independent quantum key distribution. Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 82 (1), 012304-1 - 012304-5. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.82.012304

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Laing A, Scarani V, Rarity JG, O'Brien JL. Reference-frame-independent quantum key distribution. Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. 2010 Jul;82 (1):012304-1 - 012304-5. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.82.012304

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Laing, A ; Scarani, V ; Rarity, JG ; O'Brien, JL. / Reference-frame-independent quantum key distribution. In: Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. 2010 ; Vol. 82 (1). pp. 012304-1 - 012304-5.

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