ZAGREB, Sept 6 (Hina) – Quantum physicists from the Ruđer Bošković Institute (RBI) in Zagreb are part of an international team of scientists behind the discovery and experimental realisation of a multiple-user quantum communication network that is impossible to spy on, the RBI said.
The results of this important scientific discovery, which is a big step towards completely secure online communication, were published in a prestigious scientific journal, Science Advances.
In addition to Croatian scientists, the international research team consisted of scientists from the University of Bristol (United Kingdom) and the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
“Just as connecting a large number of classic home or office networks makes today’s Internet, we can soon expect the interconnection of such quantum networks into one large global network,” the scientists said.
The Ruđer Bošković Institute is a research institute located in the Šalata neighborhood of Zagreb, founded in 1950, which studies the sciences. t is the largest Croatian research institute in the fields of the natural sciences and technology. The name of the institute, which honours the scientist Ruđer Bošković.
Within Croatia, RBI is a national institution dedicated to research, higher education, and provision of support to the academic community, to state and local governments and to technology-based industry. Within the European Union, RBI forms a part of the European Research Area. Worldwide, RBI collaborates with many research institutions and universities upholding the same values and vision