Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Organisation Zentrum für Telematik
Institution Institute
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation Germany

Demonstrate the first quantum key exchange between a CubeSat and ground.


In QUBEII, further developments are now performed subsequently to fully integrate all functional elements to build and launch a CubeSat, able to perform quantum key distribution. The demonstration of secure quantum key distribution between the QUBE-II satellite and a ground station on earth is expected to lay the foundation for global, secure communications with in particular, low resource requirements

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Keywords QKD-Quantum Key Distribution, Laser transmitter

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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