Ex5 3

$\def\abs#1{|#1|}\def\i{\mathbf {i}}\def\ket#1{|{#1}\rangle}\def\bra#1{\langle{#1}|}\def\braket#1#2{\langle{#1}|{#2}\rangle}\def\tr{\mathord{\mbox{tr}}}\mathbf{Exercise\ 5.3}$

Suppose Eve attacks the BB84 quantum key distribution of Section 2.4 as follows. For each qubit she intercepts, she prepares a second qubit in state $\ket 0$, applies a $C_{not}$ from the transmitted qubit to her prepared qubit, sends the first qubit on to Bob, and measures her qubit. How much information can she gain, on average, in this way? What is the probability that she is detected by Alice and Bob when they compare $s$ bits? How do these quantities compare to those of the direct measure-and-transmit strategy discussed in Section 2.4?

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