# Information Security and Cryptography Research Group

## Security of Quantum Key Distribution

### Renato Renner

PhD Thesis, ETH Zurich, 2005, Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0512258.

We propose various new techniques in quantum information theory, including a de Finetti style representation theorem for finite symmetric quantum states. As an application, we give a proof for the security of quantum key distribution which applies to arbitrary protocols.

## BibTeX Citation

@phdthesis{Renner05,
author       = {Renato Renner},
title        = {Security of Quantum Key Distribution},
year         = 2005,
month        = 9,
note         = {Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0512258},
school       = {{ETH Zurich}},
}