International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 57, Issue 9, pp 2695–2708 | Cite as

Offline Arbitrated Quantum Blind Dual-Signature Protocol with Better Performance in Resisting Existential Forgery Attack

  • Hong-Wei Sun
  • Long ZhangEmail author
  • Hui-Juan Zuo
  • Ke-Jia Zhang
  • Chun-Guang Ma


In this paper, we present an offline arbitrated quantum blind dual-signature protocol by using four-particle entangled Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger(GHZ) states. By using the special relationship of four-particle GHZ states, we can not only support the security of quantum signature, but also guarantee the anonymity of the message owner. In our protocol, the authority of the arbitrator has been reduced, i.e., he will not help the receiver verify the signature in the verification. Compared with the previous quantum blind signature protocols, the presented arbitrator is offline. Finally, the security analysis and discussion are proposed.


Offline arbitrated signature Quantum blind signature GHZ states 



This work is supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No.11647128, 61402148), the Natural Science Foundation of Heilongjiang Province (Grant No.A2016007), Hei Long Jiang Postdoctoral Foundation (Grant No.LBHZ17048), the University Nursing Program for Young Scholars with Creative Talents in Heilongjiang Province supported by Kejia Zhang, the Heilongjiang University Innovation Fund for Graduates (Grant No.YJSCX2017-063HLJU), Youth Foundation of Heilongjiang University (Grant No.QL201501) and Natural Science Foundation of Hebei Province (Grant No.F2015205114).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hong-Wei Sun
    • 1
  • Long Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Hui-Juan Zuo
    • 3
  • Ke-Jia Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
    • 4
  • Chun-Guang Ma
    • 4
  1. 1.School of Mathematical ScienceHeilongjiang UniversityHarbinChina
  2. 2.Heilongjiang Provincial Key Laboratory of the Theory and Computation of Complex SystemsHeilongjiang UniversityHarbinChina
  3. 3.College of Mathematics and Information ScienceHebei Normal UniversityShijiazhuangChina
  4. 4.School of Computer Science and TechnologyHarbin Engineering UniversityHarbinChina

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