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AFRL demonstrates world's first daytime free-space quantum communication enabled by adaptive optics

Written by  Copernical Team Thursday, 30 May 2019 10:28
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Starfire Optical Range, NM (SPX) May 27, 2019
image The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Starfire Optical Range (SOR) recently demonstrated quantum communication in daylight under conditions representative of space-to-Earth satellite links. "This is the world's first such demonstration, integrating quantum communication with a novel filtering technique enabled by adaptive optics (AO), a technology pioneered at the SOR," said Dr. Kelly H

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