N. Peters, P. Toliver, T. E. Chapuran, R. J. Runser, S. R. McNown, C. G. Peterson, D. Rosenberg, N. Dallmann, R. J. Hughes, K. P. McCabe, J. E. Nordholt, and K. T. Tyagi, "Quantum Communications in Reconfigurable Optical Networks: DWDM QKD through a ROADM,"
in Optical Fiber Communication Conference,
OSA Technical Digest (CD)
(Optical Society of America, 2010), paper OTuK1.
We demonstrate coexistence of classical and quantum signals for quantum key distribution in a DWDM reconfigurable networking environment using a ROADM. We show how the limiting noise mechanism can depend on the link configuration.