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Quantum Key Distribution link between Prayagraj and Vindhyachal

 

  • A joint team of scientists from Defence Research & Development Organisation DRDO and Indian Institute of Technology IIT Delhi, for the first time in the country successfully demonstrated the Quantum Key Distribution link between Prayagraj and Vindhyachal in Uttar Pradesh, a distance of more than 100 kilometres.
  • This technological breakthrough was achieved over a commercial-grade optical fibre already available in the field. 
  • It will enable security agencies to plan a suitable quantum communication network with indigenous technology backbone.