Journal article icon

Journal article

Turing, ciphers and quanta.

Abstract:

Alan Turing has certainly contributed to a widespread belief that the quest for a perfect, unbreakable, cipher is a futile pursuit. The ancient art of concealing information has, in the past, been matched by the ingenuity of code-breakers, but no longer! With the advent of quantum cryptography, the hopes of would-be eavesdroppers have been dashed, perhaps for good. Moreover, recent research, building on schemes that were invented decades ago to perform quantum cryptography, shows that secure ...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1098/rsta.2011.0324

Authors


Journal:
Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences
Volume:
370
Issue:
1971
Pages:
3418-3431
Publication date:
2012-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-2962
ISSN:
1364-503X
URN:
uuid:9fa1cd78-56cf-44bc-b7ab-c7a4a68482c1
Source identifiers:
322214
Local pid:
pubs:322214
Language:
English
Keywords:

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP