Online ISSN:1349-8606
Progress in Informatics  
No.8 March 2011  
Page 57-63  
Passive preparation of BB84 signal states with coherent light
Marcos CURTY, Xiongfeng MA, Hoi-Kwong LO and Norbert LÜTKENHAUS

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