Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

IT Workshop on Quantum Communications and Quantum Security


on 26-10-2006

This one-day workshop aims at offering an introducion to the fields of quantum communications and quantum security, as well as presenting the research developed by Instituto de Telecomunicações and its partners in these key areas for the future of telecommunications.

Programme:
10h45 - Registration
11h00 - Opening, C. Salema (IT & IST) and A. Sernadas (SQIG-IT & IST)
11h05 - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics (tutorial), Y. Omar (SQIG-IT & ISEG)
12h00 - Introduction to the Security of Information (tutorial), J. M. Valença (U Minho)
13h00 - Buffet lunch
14h00 - Quantum Effects in Optical Communication (project overview), P. André (IT & U Aveiro) and H. Silva (IT & U Coimbra)
15h00 - Quantum Cryptography (project overview), P. Mateus (SQIG-IT & IST)
16h00 - Coffee break
16h15 - Security from the Point of View of Descriptive Complexity (project overview), L. Antunes (LIACC, U Porto)
17h15 - Closing discussion
17h30 - End

Registration:
There is no registration fee. To participate, please write an e-mail by 23 October to D. Tereza Traquinas: tereza.traquinas@lx.it.pt

The number of participants is limited, so early registration is advised.

Location:
Instituto de Telecomunicações, Aveiro site, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal.

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