Application of Grover’s Quantum Algorithm for SDES Key Searching

  • D. V. DenisenkoEmail author
  • M. V. Nikitenkova


The problem of finding the key of Simplified-DES (SDES)—a model of a block cipher DES—by Grover’s quantum algorithm is considered. Examples of application of Grover’s algorithm are presented. A quantum system with the minimum number of qubits is constructed that implements SDES key searching by a single pair of plaintext and ciphertext and requires only 19 qubits. This quantum circuit is simulated by using a Quipper quantum simulator.



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bauman Moscow State Technical UniversityMoscowRussia

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