quantum cryptography(redirected from Quantum encryption)
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Any of various techniques that exploit quantum-mechanical phenomena, such as superposition or quantum entanglement, to generate and share between two parties a private key that can be used to encrypt and decrypt data. Current techniques also reveal any attempt to intercept the private key during its creation.
(Atomic Physics) a method of coding information based on quantum mechanics, which is said to be unbreakable