Recent publications

Preprints

  1. M. Tomamichel, J. Martinez-Mateo, C. Pacher, D. Elkouss, “Fundamental Finite Key Limits for One-Way Information Reconciliation in Quantum Key Distribution,” accepted for publication in Quantum Information Processing, 2017 (PDF PDF).

  2. A. Aguado, V. Lopez, J. Martinez-Mateo, T. Szyrkowiec, A. Autenrieth, M. Peev, D. Lopez, and V. Martin, “Hybrid Conventional and Quantum Security for Software Defined and Virtualized Networks,” to appear in Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, 2017 (PDF PDF).

  3. V. Martin, J. Martinez-Mateo, and M. Peev, “Introduction to Quantum Key Distribution,” to appear in Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2017 (PDF PDF).

  4. C. Pacher, J. Martinez-Mateo, J. Duhme, T. Gehring, and F. Furrer, “Information Reconciliation for Continuous-Variable Quantum Key Distribution using Non-Binary Low-Density Parity-Check Codes,” submitted for publication, 2016 (arXiv:1602.09140 [quant-ph], PDF PDF).

Journal papers

  1. J. L. Rosales, and V. Martin, “Quantum Simulation of the Factorization Problem,” Physical Review Letters, vol. 117, no. 20, p. 200502, Nov. 2016 (arXiv:1601.04896 [quant-ph], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  2. A. Ciurana, V. Martin, J. Martinez-Mateo, B. Schrenk, M. Peev, and A. Poppe, “Entanglement Distribution in Optical Networks,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 37-48, May-June 2015 (arXiv:1409.5965 [quant-ph], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  3. J. Martinez-Mateo, C. Pacher, M. Peev, A. Ciurana, and V. Martin, “Demystifying the Information Reconciliation Protocol Cascade,” Quantum Information & Computation, vol. 15, no. 5&6, pp. 453-477, Apr. 2015 (arXiv:1407.3257 [quant-ph], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX).

  4. J. Martinez-Mateo, A. Ciurana, and V. Martin, “Quantum Key Distribution Based on Selective Post-Processing in Passive Optical Networks,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 26, no. 9, pp. 881-884, May. 2014 (PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  5. A. Ciurana, J. Martinez-Mateo, M. Peev, A. Poppe, N. Walenta, H. Zbinden, and V. Martin, “Quantum metropolitan optical network based on wavelength division multiplexing,” Optics Express, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 1576-1593, Jan. 2014 (arXiv:1309.3923 [quant-ph], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  6. D. Elkouss, J. Martinez-Mateo, and V. Martin, “Analysis of a rate-adaptive reconciliation protocol and the effect of the leakage on the secret key rate,” Physical Review A, vol. 87, no. 4, p. 042334, Apr. 2013 (arXiv:1304.3367 [quant-ph], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  7. J. Martinez-Mateo, D. Elkouss, and V. Martin, “Key Reconciliation for High Performance Quantum Key Distribution,” Scientific Reports, vol. 3, no. 1576, Apr. 2013 (PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  8. P. J. Salas, “Security of plug-and-play QKD arrangements with finite resources,” Quantum Information & Computation, vol. 13, no. 9&10, pp. 861-879, Sept. 2013 (arXiv:1304.1730 [quant-ph], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX).

  9. D. Elkouss, J. Martinez-Mateo, A. Ciurana, and V. Martin, “Secure Optical Networks Based on Quantum Key Distribution and Weakly Trusted Repeaters,” Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 316-328, Apr. 2013 (arXiv:1304.4048 [quant-ph], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  10. D. Elkouss, J. Martinez-Mateo, and V. Martin, “Untainted Puncturing for Irregular Low-Density Parity-Check Codes,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 1, no. 6, pp. 585-588, Dec. 2012 (arXiv:1103.6149 [cs.IT], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  11. J. Martinez-Mateo, D. Elkouss, and V. Martin, “Blind Reconciliation,” Quantum Information & Computation, vol. 12, no. 9&10, pp. 791-812, Sept. 2012 (arXiv:1205.5729 [quant-ph], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX).

  12. D. Elkouss, J. Martinez-Mateo, and V. Martin, “Information Reconciliation for Quantum Key Distribution,” Quantum Information & Computation, vol. 11, no. 3&4, pp. 226-238, Mar. 2011 (arXiv:1007.1616 [quant-ph], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX).

  13. J. Martinez-Mateo, D. Elkouss, and V. Martin, “Improved construction of irregular progressive edge-growth Tanner graphs,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 14, no. 12, pp. 1155-1157, Dec. 2010 (arXiv:1007.3588 [cs.IT], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

International conferences (peer-reviewed)

  1. A. Aguado, V. Lopez, J. Martinez-Mateo, M. Peev, D. Lopez, and V. Martin, “GMPLS Network Control Plane Enabling Quantum Encryption in End-to-End Services,” in ONDM 2017, 21th International Conference on Optical Network Design and Modeling, Budapest, Hungary, May 15-18, 2017 (PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, PDF PDF slides).

  2. A. Poppe, A. Ciurana, J. Martinez-Mateo, J.L. Rosales, B. Schrenk, M. Peev, and V. Martin, “A Novel Concept of Entanglement Distribution in Optical Networks,” in CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2015, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Europe and the European Quantum Electronics Conference, June 21-25, Munich, Germany, 2015 (PDF PDF abstract, BibTEX BibTEX).

  3. C. Pacher, P. Grabenweger J. Martinez-Mateo, and V. Martin, “An Information Reconciliation Protocol for Secret-Key Agreement with Small Leakage,” in 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June 14-19, Hong Kong, pp. 730-734, 2015 (PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  4. R. Alleaume, I.P. Degiovanni, A. Mink, T.E. Chapuran, N. Lutkenhaus, M. Peev, C.J. Chunnilall, V. Martin, M. Lucamarini, M. Ward, and A. Shields, “Worldwide standardization activity for quantum key distribution,” in 2014 IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps), December 8-12, Austin, TX, USA, pp. 656-661, 2014 (PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  5. A. Poppe, A. Ciurana, F. Hipp, B. Schrenk, M. Peev, J. Martinez-Mateo, and V. Martin, “Entanglement Generation and Routing in Optical Networks,” in ECOC 2014, European Conference on Optical Communications, September 21-25, Cannes, France, 2014 (PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  6. M. Tomamichel, J. Martinez-Mateo, C. Pacher, D. Elkouss, “Fundamental Finite Key Limits for Information Reconciliation in Quantum Key Distribution,” in ISIT 2014, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, June 29-July 4, Honolulu, Hawai, USA, pp. 1469-1473, 2014 (arXiv:1401.5194 [quant-ph] extended version, PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  7. A. Poppe, S. Aleksic, and V. Martin, “Integration of Quantum Key Distribution in Metropolitan Area Networks,” in Quantum Information and Measurement, March 18-20, Berlin, Germany, 2014 (PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  8. D. Elkouss, J. Martinez-Mateo, and V. Martin, “Secure rate-adaptive reconciliation,” in ISITA 2010, International Symposium on Information Theory and its Applications, October 17-20, Taichung, Taiwan, pp. 179-184, 2010 (arXiv:1007.0904 [cs.IT], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  9. J. Martinez-Mateo, D. Elkouss, and V. Martin, “Interactive Reconciliation with Low-Density Parity-Check Codes,” in 2010 6th International Symposium on Turbo Codes & Iterative Information Processing, September 6-10, Brest, France, pp. 280-284, 2010 (arXiv:1006.4484 [cs.IT], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  10. D. Elkouss, J. Martinez, D. Lancho, and V. Martin, “Rate Compatible Protocol for Information Reconciliation: An application to QKD,” in ITW 2010, IEEE Information Theory Workshop, January 6-8, Cairo, Egypt, pp. 145-149, 2010 (arXiv:1006.2660 [cs.IT], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  11. D. Lancho, J. Martinez, D. Elkouss, M. Soto, and V. Martin, “QKD in Standard Optical Telecommunications Networks,” in QuantumComm 2009, International Conference on Quantum Communication and Quantum Networking, October 26-30, Naples, Italy, Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, vol. 36, pp. 142-149, 2009 (arXiv:1006.1858 [quant-ph], PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

  12. J. Davila, D. Lancho, J. Martinez, and V. Martin, “On QKD Industrialization,” in QuantumComm 2009, International Conference on Quantum Communication and Quantum Networking, Workshop: Quantum and Classical Information Security, October 26-30, Naples, Italy, Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, vol. 36, pp. 297-302, 2009 (PDF PDF, BibTEX BibTEX, DOI).

Completed Ph.D. theses

  1. Alex Ciurana Aguilar, “Quantum Communications in Optical Networks,” PhD Thesis, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, 2014 (PDF PDF, oa.upm.es/30467, TESEO).

  2. David Elkouss Coronas, “Information Reconciliation Methods in Secret Key Distribution,” PhD Thesis, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, 2011 (PDF PDF, oa.upm.es/37205). Extraordinary PhD Dissertation Award.

  3. Jesus Martinez-Mateo, “Efficient Information Reconciliation for Quantum Key Distribution,” PhD Thesis, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, 2011 (PDF PDF, oa.upm.es/9717, TESEO). Extraordinary PhD Dissertation Award.

Other contributions

  1. A. Aguado, V. Martin, D. Lopez, M. Peev, J. Martinez-Mateo, J. L. Rosales, F. de la Iglesia, M. Gomez, E. Hugues-Salas, A. Lord, R. Nejabati, and D. Simeonidou, “Quantum-Aware Software Defined Networks,” poster presented in QCrypt 2016, 6th international conference on quantum cryptography, September 12-16, Washington DC, USA, 2016 (PDF PDF abstract, PDF PDF poster).

  2. C. Pacher, P. Grabenweger, J. Martinez-Mateo, and V. Martin, “An Information Reconciliation Protocol for Secret-Key Agreement with Small Leakage,” poster presented in QCrypt 2015, 5th international conference on quantum cryptography, September 28-October 2, Tokyo, Japan, 2015 (PDF PDF abstract, PDF PDF poster).

  3. J. Martinez-Mateo, J. L. Rosales, and V. Martin, “Rate-Adaptive LDPC-based Key Reconciliation for High Performance Quantum Key Distribution,” poster presented in QCrypt 2015, 5th international conference on quantum cryptography, September 28-October 2, Tokyo, Japan, 2015 (PDF PDF abstract, PDF PDF poster).

  4. C. Pacher, J. Martinez-Mateo, J. Duhme, F. Furrer, V. Händchen, T. Gehring, R. F. Werner, and R. Schnabel, “Efficient Information Reconciliation for Continuous-Variable QKD using Non-Binary Low-Density Parity-Check Codes,” poster presented in QCrypt 2015, 5th international conference on quantum cryptography, September 28-October 2, Tokyo, Japan, 2015 (PDF PDF abstract, PDF PDF poster).

  5. A. Ciurana, A. Poppe, J. Martinez-Mateo, M. Peev, and V. Martin, “Entanglement Distribution in Quantum Metropolitan Optical Networks,” poster presented in QCrypt 2014, 4th international conference on quantum cryptography, September 1-5, Paris, France, 2014 (PDF PDF resumen, PDF PDF poster).

  6. J. Martinez-Mateo, C. Pacher, M. Peev, A. Ciurana, and V. Martin, “Towards an Optimal Implementation of Cascade,” poster presented in QCrypt 2014, 4th international conference on quantum cryptography, September 1-5, Paris, France, 2014 (PDF PDF abstract, PDF PDF poster).

  7. A. Poppe, B. Schrenk, V. Martin, and S. Aleksic, “QKD in Classic Optical Networks: Two different worlds forever?,” in International Workshop on Quantum Communication Networks, January 9-10, Leeds, UK, 2014 (PDF PDF abstract).

  8. A. Ciurana, J. Martinez-Mateo, N. Walenta, H. Zbinden, M. Peev, A. Poppe, and V. Martin, “A Proposal for a Wavelength Multiplexed Quantum Metropolitan Area Network,” poster presented in QCrypt 2013, 3rd international conference on quantum cryptography, August 5-9, Waterloo, Canada, 2013 (PDF PDF abstract, PDF PDF poster).

  9. D. Elkouss, J. Martinez-Mateo, A. Ciurana, and V. Martin, “Networks Based on QKD and Weakly Trusted Repeaters,” poster presented in QCrypt 2013, 3rd international conference on quantum cryptography, August 5-9, Waterloo, Canada, 2013 (PDF PDF abstract, PDF PDF poster).

  10. J. Martinez-Mateo, “Grafos Tanner: construcción de códigos correctores y decodificación con matrices de paridad de baja densidad (On the construction of Tanner graphs),” XIII Seminario de Matemática Discreta, June 12-14, Valladolid, Spain, 2013 (PDF PDF abstract, PDF PDF slides).

  11. A. Ciurana, V. Martin, J. Martinez-Mateo, A. Poppe, M. Soto, N. Walenta, H. Zbinden, “Multiplexing QKD systems in Conventional Optical Networks,” poster presented in QCrypt 2012, 2nd international conference on quantum cryptography, September 10-14, Singapore, 2012 (PDF PDF abstract, PDF PDF poster).

  12. J. Martinez-Mateo, D. Elkouss, and V. Martin, “LDPC based QKD post-processing,” in QKD Post Processing Workshop 2011, July 6-8, Vienna, Austria, 2011 (PDF PDF slides).

  13. J. Martinez-Mateo, D. Elkouss, and V. Martin, “Rate-Adaptive Reconciliation,” in Quantum Information Technologies in Madrid (QUITEMAD) Workshop, January 21-23, Madrid, Spain, 2011 (PDF PDF slides).

  14. D. Lancho, J. Martinez-Mateo, D. Elkouss, A. Ciurana, M. Soto, and V. Martin, “Deploying QKD in Standard Optical Networks,” poster presented in UQCC 2010, Updating Quantum Cryptography and Communications, October 18-20, Tokyo, Japan, 2010 (PDF PDF abstract, PDF PDF poster).

  15. D. Elkouss, J. Martinez-Mateo, D. Lancho, and V. Martin, “Information Reconciliation for Quantum Key Distribution,” poster presented in UQCC 2010, Updating Quantum Cryptography and Communications, October 18-20, Tokyo, Japan, 2010 (PDF PDF abstract, PDF PDF poster).

  16. J. Davila, D. Lancho, J. Martinez-Mateo, and V. Martin, “Hints for QKD Industrialization,” in Quantum Communication Workshop 2010, February 1-2, Kjeller, Norway, 2010 (PDF PDF slides).