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ID101 PicSat

ID101 Miniature Detector Chosen for PicSat Mission

PicSat is a nano-satellite designed to measure exoplanetary transits. The project, conducted within the High Angular Resolution Astronomy group at LESIA, uses interferometric instrumentation, integrated optics and single-mode fibre filtering for the study of stellar environments.

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Centauris Encryption Product Updates

As part of our continued commitment to provide tried and tested high-assurance offerings, we are pleased to announce that FIPS 140-2 Level 3 & Common Criteria EAL2+ certifications have been achieved for the first time on the Centauris CN8000 Multilink Encryptor platforms.

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Quantum Technology is Here, There and Everywhere

Quantum technology is beginning to come into its own. In a recent technology quarterly article, The Economist writes “After decades as laboratory curiosities, some of quantum physics’ oddest effects are beginning to be put to use”.

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Quantum Flagship Intermediate Report

A few days ago, the Intermediate Report from the Quantum Technologies Flagship High-Level Expert Group was handed over to the European Commission. The QT Flagship initiative aims to place Europe at the forefront of the second quantum revolution now unfolding worldwide.

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South Korea legislates for QKD

South Korea Legislates for QKD

In a recent announcement, representative Lee Eun-Kwon of the ruling party presented a proposal detailing the new Act on the promotion of Quantum Information and Communication Technology Development and Industrialisation.

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Quantum Risk Assessment: The evolutionQ methodology

The ninth Winter School on Quantum Cybersecurity took place in January 2017. Amongst the many outstanding presentations was a session presented by Prof. Michele Mosca from the Institute of Quantum Computing in Waterloo (Canada) and evolutionQ Inc.

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ID Quantique Set to Expand to the USA

ID Quantique’s Photon Counting division now has a presence in the US with the hiring of our Regional Manager, Mr. Rik Van Gorsel Ph.D, based in Boston. Rik is trained as a physiologist, with a wealth of experience in physics and a long-standing background in

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Hugo Zbinden awarded 2016 Heinrich-Greinacher Prize

Bern – November 30th 2016 Prof. Hugo Zbinden, co-founder of ID Quantique, has been awarded the 2016 Heinrich-Greinacher prize from the Physical Institute of the University of Bern. The award was granted in recognition of his ground-breaking work in the fields of quantum optics

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IDQ Celebrates 15 Years of Innovation

November 2016 saw ID Quantique celebrate its 15th anniversary. Over the last 15 years we have realized several world firsts in quantum technology innovation, notably: In 2004, we brought the first commercial quantum key distribution QKD system to market In 2007, this system was deployed

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