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SCALABLE SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE FOR QUANTUM CRYPTOGRAPHIC KEY MANAGEMENT

United States Patent Application

20150188701
A1
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A protocol processor for exchange of messages in a quantum cryptographic system includes a common database for message parameter storage. Message exchanges between user stations are based on parameters extracted from messages and stored, and subsequently retrieved and inserted into new messages.
Nordholt, Jane E. (Los Alamos, NM), Hughes, Richard John (Los Alamos, NM), Riese, Jane Marie (Los Alamos, NM), Ahrens, Christine Marie (Los Alamos, NM), Peterson, Charles Glen (Los Alamos, NM), Harrington, James William (Moorpark, CA)
14/ 423,551
August 16, 2013
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT [0002] This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC52-06NA25396 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.