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Quantum correlated photon triplets for telecommunications 3 photons

PROJECT TITLE: Quantum correlated photon triplets for telecommunications — 3 photons

Coordinator: Universitatea Politehnica Bucuresti, Research Center for Spatial lnformation (CEOSpace Tech) 

Partners: "Horia Hulubei" National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH)

Period: 11 October 2013 - 12 October 2016

Project director: Dr. Falie Dragos

Project team:

  • Physicists: 2
  • Engineers: 6
  • Technicians: 2
  • Others: 5 

Description: The main goal of the project is to accomplish a scientific mission: to verify the hypothesis of the quantum correlation of three photons and validate the generating method of these photons. On this purpose, technological means will be designed and manufactured; characterization methods will be developed.

Project objectives: -


  • WP1 - Supply of instruments, components and materials
  • WP2 - Testing the stimulated SPDV emission
  • WP3 - Quantum correlated photons triplets generator
  • WP4 - A quantum cryptography protocl and the associated algorithms
  • WP5 - Intellectual property protection and dissemination
  • WP6 - Consortium coordination

Contributions to the STAR programme objectives:

  • Develop of a secure key distribution protocol for space and related applications, based on a correlated photon triplets generator.
  • This project  will contribute to this quantum information studies.