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Fast Polarization Basis Alignment For Quantum Communications

Ramos, M. F. ; Silva, N. A. ; Muga, N. J. ; Pinto, A. N.

Fast Polarization Basis Alignment For Quantum Communications, Proc OSA Frontiers in Optics, Washington DC, United States, Vol. , pp. - , September, 2019.

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Abstract
We assess an algorithm for polarization basis alignment for quantum communication systems considering different polarization linewidth and transmission lengths. The algorithm has an overhead below 2% and guarantees an average channel QBER below 1%.