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  Quantum Key Distribution at Terahertz Frequencies


   Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

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  Prof Mohsen Razavi, Dr Joshua Freeman  No more applications being accepted  Funded PhD Project (UK Students Only)

About the Project

The possibility of developing quantum computing machines that can break the widely used public key cryptosystems has required us to look into new solutions for scenarios where long-term data security is needed. Quantum key distribution (QKD) is a technique that would provide the required level of data security but has so far been limited to fixed optical implementations. This project will explore, both experimentally and theoretically, the use of Terahertz frequencies to enable a wireless implementation of QKD. 

Engineering (12) Physics (29)

Funding Notes

A highly competitive EPSRC Quantum Technologies Doctoral Training Partnership Studentship offering the award of fees, together with a tax-free maintenance grant of £19,237 per year for 3.5 years. Training and support will also be provided. This opportunity is open to UK applicants only.


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