First Annual Conference on Quantum Cryptography
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September 12–16, 2011
ETH Zurich, CAB building, room G 61, Universitätstrasse 6, 8092 Zurich

Monday, September 12

8:00 Registration at ETH Zurich, CAB building, floor G, in front of the lecture hall
9:00 Opening of QCRYPT 2011

Introduction by Professor Dr Olaf Kübler, former president of ETH Zurich
9:15 Artur Ekert
Quo vadis, quantum cryptography
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10:00 Marcin Pawlowski and Nicolas Brunner
Semi-device-independent security of one-way quantum key distribution
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10:30 Break
11:00 Eugene Polzik
Quantum memories for light: status and perspectives
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12:00 Andreas Poppe, Isabelle Herbauts, Bibiane Blauensteiner, Thomas Jennewein and Hannes Huebel
On-demand Entanglement Distribution Network
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12:30 Lunch (recommended for Monday: restaurant foodLAB in the CAB building)
14:00 Robert König
Simplified instantaneous non-local quantum computation with applications to position-based cryptography
15:00 Harry Buhrman, Serge Fehr, Christian Schaffner and Florian Speelman
The Garden-Hose Game and Application to Position-Based Quantum Cryptography
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15:30 Break
16:00 Anne Broadbent
Quantum Computing on Encrypted Data
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16:30 Gilles Brassard, Peter Hoyer, Kassem Kalach, Marc Kaplan, Sophie Laplante and Louis Salvail
Merkle Puzzles in a Quantum World
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17:00 Welcome Apéro

Tuesday, September 13

9:00 Philippe Grangier
Quantum Cryptography with Continuous Variables
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10:00 Guido Berlin, Gilles Brassard, Félix Bussières, Nicolas Godbout, Joshua A. Slater and Wolfgang Tittel
Experimental quantum coin flipping in the presence of loss
10:30 Break
11:00 Dominique Unruh
Composition in Quantum Cryptography
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12:00 Severin Winkler, Marco Tomamichel, Stefan Hengl and Renato Renner
Impossibility of Growing Commitments
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12:30 Lunch
14:00 Masahide Sasaki
Wavelength Division Multiplexing Quantum Key Distribution with High Throughput Key Distillation Engine
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15:00 Nino Walenta, Charles Ci Wen Lim, Olivier Guinnard, Raphael Houlmann and Hugo Zbinden
Fast coherent-one way quantum key distribution and high-speed encryption
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15:30 Paul G. Kwiat, Kevin T. McCusker and Bradley Christensen
Higher-Dimensional Quantum Cryptography
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16:00–18:00 Break and Poster Session (rooms G 52 and G 56, same building and floor)

Wednesday, September 14

9:00 Nicolas Gisin
Quantum Memories for Quantum Networks and Device-Independent QKD
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10:00 Stephanie Wehner
Security in the noisy-storage model
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10:30 Break
11:00 Thomas Vidick
Randomness extraction against quantum adversaries
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12:00 Toyohiro Tsurumaru and Masahito Hayashi
Dual universality of hash functions and its applications to classical and quantum cryptography
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12:30 Feihu Xu, Bing Qi, Xiongfeng Ma, He Xu, Haoxuan Zheng and Hoi-Kwong Lo
A high speed quantum random number generator with quantum phase noise
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13:00 Lunch and Excursions
19:00–23:00 Conference Dinner (Dozentenfoyer at ETH Zurich, main building, floor J)
After Dinner Speech by Charles Bennett and Gilles Brassard

Thursday, September 15

9:00 Vadim Makarov
Loopholes in implementations of quantum cryptography
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10:00 Lluis Masanes, Stefano Pironio and Antonio Acin
Secure device-independent quantum key distribution with causally independent measurement devices
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10:30 Break
11:00 Richard J. Hughes
Satellite-based quantum communications
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12:00 Jean-Philippe Bourgoin, Evan Meyer-Scott, Bassam Helou and Thomas Jennewein
Detailed link analysis of satellite quantum communication
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Marco Tomamichel and Renato Renner
The Uncertainty Relation and its Applications in Cryptography
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14:30 Niek J. Bouman, Serge Fehr, Carlos Gonzalez-Guillen and Christian Schaffner
An All-But-One Entropic Uncertainty Relation, and Application to Password-based Identification
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15:00 Break
15:30 Industry Venture Session
17:00–19:00 Apéro and Industry Showcase

Friday, September 16

9:00 Andrew Shields
High bit rate QKD
10:00 Fabian Steinlechner, Pavel Trojek, Marc Jofre, Arnaud Gardelein, Harald Weinfurter and Valerio Pruneri
A high brightness source of polarization entangled photons
10:30 Break
11:00 Jonathan Oppenheim
Public Quantum Communication
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12:00 Debbie Leung, Patrick Hayden and Dominic Mayers
Universal composable security of quantum message authentication with key recycling
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12:30 Closing Remarks
14:00–17:00 Affiliated Meeting: Space-QUEST Topical Team Meeting

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