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Lab Lunch - Petros Wallden

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What is quantum non-locality and how to use it to maintain privacy when you don't trust your own devices.

  • Lab Lunch
When Feb 09, 2016
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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Quantum theory is typically described as counter-intuitive. The distinct feature that made Einstein mostly unsatisfied, is that it exhibits non-locality, i.e. that objects can instantaneously influence other objects even when they are in the other end of the universe. This property, recently tested beyond any (reasonable) doubt, enables a new level of security where parties do not need to trust their own devices (device-independent). I will introduce these concepts and then briefly describe (1) how to share a secret key and (2) verify the correctness of a quantum device in a device-independent way.

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