Thursday, April 24, 2003

New Journal of Physics special issue on Quantum Cryptography

NJP is completely free to read and you may access all contributions to
this issue on the Web.

Focus on Quantum Cryptography Contents

Quantum key distribution over 67 km with a plug&play system
D Stucki, N Gisin, O Guinnard, G Ribordy and H Zbinden

Autocompensating quantum cryptography
Donald S Bethune and William P Risk

Practical free-space quantum key distribution over 10 km in daylight and at night
Richard J Hughes, Jane E Nordholt, Derek Derkacs and Charles G Peterson

Quantum key distribution with realistic states: photon-number statistics in the photon-number splitting attack
Norbert Lütkenhaus and Mika Jahma

Entangled-photon six-state quantum cryptography
Daphna G Enzer, Phillip G Hadley, Richard J Hughes, Charles G Peterson and Paul G Kwiat

Building the quantum network
Chip Elliott

Architectures for long-distance quantum teleportation
Jeffrey H Shapiro

Ground to satellite secure key exchange using quantum cryptography
J G Rarity, P R Tapster, P M Gorman and P Knight

Method for decoupling error correction from privacy amplification
Hoi-Kwong Lo

Thursday, April 10, 2003


The Laboratory for Research in Computer Science (LRI) affiliated with
the CNRS and the Universite Paris-Sud at Orsay, France offers one,
possibly two

One-year post-doc positions in quantum computation.

Starting date is September 2003 (negotiable). The post-doc is funded
by the European Union's Fifth Framework project RESQ (Resources for Quantum

The successful candidate will join the quantum group
( which is part of
the Algorithms and Complexity team of the LRI (
The members of the group are Christophe Durr, Julia Kempe
Sophie Laplante, Frederic Magniez, Miklos Santha and Jean-Pierre

The main research interests of the group are quantum algorithms and

Applications should be sent by March 25, 2003. Later applications will
also be accepted until the positions are filled. Please send
the following application material to

- CV, including a list of publications

- statement of interest

- 2 or 3 recent publications

- Contact information for 3 references

For more information please email