Hot Topic Session (post-deadline session)

Selected Hot Topics

  1. Experimental loophole-free violation of a Bell inequality using entangled electron spins separated by 1.3 km
    B. Hensen, H. Bernien, A. E. Dreau, A. Reiserer, N. Kalb, M. S. Blok, J. Ruitenberg, R. F. L. Vermeulen, R.N. Schouten, C. Abellan, W. Amaya, V. Pruneri, M.W. Mitchell, M. Markham, D. J. Twitchen, D. Elkouss, S. Wehner, T. H. Taminiau, and R. Hanson
  2. Closing the Performance Gap of Measurement-Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution
    L. C. Comandar, M. Lucamarini, B. Frohlich, J. F. Dynes, A. W. Sharpe,S. Tam, Z. L. Yuan, R. V. Penty, and A. J. Shields
  3. A hybrid security model for quantum cryptography allowing to design practical schemes for long-distance key distribution with everlasting security
    Romain Alleaume


>Deadline: September 14 (Mon) in any time zone


Authors are encouraged to submit hot topic presentations to QCrypt 2015.

The purpose of the hot topic session is to provide conference attendees a chance to hear new and significant results in quantum cryptography and related fields at the earliest possible opportunity.


The submission deadline is set to be just two weeks before the conference.
The submissions will be carefully reviewed by the steering committee members and the program committee chairs and only those judged to have true significance and timeliness will be accepted for presentation in a limited number of hot topic session.

Date: October 2 Friday, the last session of the conference

Presentation style: 15 minutes talk per topic including Q&A

Deadline for the submissions: September 14 (Mon) in any time zone

Submission format:
Authors should prepare a 1-page pdf abstract (including authors, figures, references, etc) and send it via an email to Qcrypt2015 Conference Secretariat <>.


  • The papers already submitted as talk or poster for QCrypt 2015 should NOT be resubmitted.
  • Accepted hot topics will be announced on Day 1 (September 28 Monday).
  • Authors will be notified whether their submissions have been accepted on Day 1.