Special Issue "The Quantum Internet"

A special issue of Future Internet (ISSN 1999-5903).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2019

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Filippo M. Miatto

Télécom ParisTech, LTCI, Université Paris Saclay, 75013 Paris, France
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Interests: quantum optics; quantum information; quantum communications

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

It is my pleasure to announce a Special Issue of Future Internet on “The Quantum Internet”.

The quantum internet is an infrastructure that enables the transmission and routing of quantum information, enabling long-distance quantum communication and cryptography, distributed quantum computing, and greatly enhanced precision metrology and sensing. One could break down the challenges of achieving a global quantum network into the following:

  • Encoding and decoding quantum information between memories and carriers;
  • Preserving quantum information en-route;
  • Routing quantum information;
  • Conceiving and improving quantum communication protocols.

Accordingly, I invite submissions on the following topics: quantum interconnects (e.g., on-demand entanglement links, quantum memories, etc.), quantum repeaters and bosonic error correction, quantum networking and protocols for distributed quantum computing, quantum cryptography, and quantum communications.

I believe that this Special Issue is an opportunity to strengthen the connection between the research communities that are developing the various aspects of the world’s future quantum communication infrastructure.

Dr. Filippo M. Miatto
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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