ID Quantique

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ID Quantique (IDQ) is a Swiss company located in Geneva, Switzerland which provides quantum key distribution (QKD) systems, single photon counters, and hardware random number generators. The company was founded in 2001 as a spin-off of the Group of Applied Physics at the University of Geneva.

In 2004, the company was the first in the world to bring a quantum key distribution system to a commercial market.[1]


  1. ^ Although the commercial availability was announced earlier, the first orders were shipped to customers around 2004.

External links[edit]

Website of the company