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Quantum cryptography system.
Bob's (left) and Alice's (right) optical setups, thermoisolation partially installed


The smaller box in front is Alice's laser module. Bob's single-photon detector not shown.

This picture from Quantum hacking lab gallery illustrates Alexey Brylevski’s Master thesis page and is included in Picture Collection (ref. nr. a141-11) on Photo Pages

Fujichrome Sensia II 100 film, Canon EOS-3, EF 75-300 1:4-5.6 II lens at 95mm, polarizer (minimizes horizontal reflections) + 80A + 82C filters (household tungsten lighting), f/29 1min45sec, >DOF on laser module to farther part of Bob's box (suggested f/22), spot metering: -3 to +2(average); tripod, MLU, optical table fixed (not floating on vibroisolation). Taken on August 2, 2001. Scanned on Nikon LS-2000 scanner.

How you can use this image. ©2001 Vadim Makarov

Vadim Makarov