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QUANGO : a new paradigm for sharing satellite infrastructure for quantum secure and 5G communication

  • Le 17 mai. 2022

  • 17:00 - 18:00
  • Zoom meeting ID: 958 2854 3696, Passcode: sjd6ij


Intervenant : Matteo Schiavon, LIP6, Sorbonne Université

Résumé :

The secure exchange of sensitive information is of crucial importance in our society, as it protects money transfer, commercial transactions, medical data, remote control of critical infrastructures (power grid, telecom, etc.). On the security side, Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) is a protocol based on the laws of quantum mechanics that guarantees unconditional security in the sharing of random keys to be used for secure communication. On the communication side, 5G is the fifth generation of wireless communication, that will soon become the standard for virtually every major telecommunication service provider, as defined by the standards organization 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project). Both QKD and 5G technologies require a satellite network for a global coverage of their services. The project QUANGO, a collaboration between several European academic and industrial partners, is focused on the design of a 12U CubeSat low-earth-orbit satellite with both QKD and 5G capabilities, the development of its subsystems and their demonstration in ground-based experiments.

This webinar will give an overview of the project, with particular attention to the functionalities of the subsystems developed in this project and to the relevant technologies used to implement them.