archiv~1: Re: SETI Quantum Communications?

Re: SETI Quantum Communications?

Daniel Boyd Fox ( foxd@indiana.edu )
Mon, 2 Nov 1998 13:23:03 -0500 (EST)

Well, I could see it possibly providing a secure channel between
extra-terrestrial civilizations when used with some other method of
communication (laser or microwave), but I can't see it providing an FTL
link, only a method of encryption.

73,
Daniel Fox
KF9ET

On Mon, 2 Nov 1998 Fractenna@aol.com wrote:

>
> It makes sense that people would ask. I honestly have not dug out the physics
> articles so I would say my knowledge on this is sketchy at best. I seem to
> recall that the real question was how this would work with something besides
> photons--and how the correlation degrades with distance.
>
> 73
> Chip N1IR
>