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Title: Quantum Spread Spectrum Communication


We demonstrate that spectral teleportation can coherently dilate the spectral probability amplitude of a single photon. In preserving the encoded quantum information, this variant of teleportation subsequently enables a form of quantum spread spectrum communication.

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Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program; Work for Others (WFO)
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Conference: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference 2010, San Jose, CA, USA, 20100516, 20100521
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United States

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Humble, Travis S. Quantum Spread Spectrum Communication. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Humble, Travis S. Quantum Spread Spectrum Communication. United States.
Humble, Travis S. 2010. "Quantum Spread Spectrum Communication". United States. doi:.
title = {Quantum Spread Spectrum Communication},
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abstractNote = {We demonstrate that spectral teleportation can coherently dilate the spectral probability amplitude of a single photon. In preserving the encoded quantum information, this variant of teleportation subsequently enables a form of quantum spread spectrum communication.},
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