RFC 9583

Application Scenarios for the Quantum Internet, June 2024

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C. Wang
A. Rahman
R. Li
M. Aelmans
K. Chakraborty

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The Quantum Internet has the potential to improve application functionality by incorporating quantum information technology into the infrastructure of the overall Internet. This document provides an overview of some applications expected to be used on the Quantum Internet and categorizes them. Some general requirements for the Quantum Internet are also discussed. The intent of this document is to describe a framework for applications and to describe a few selected application scenarios for the Quantum Internet. This document is a product of the Quantum Internet Research Group (QIRG).

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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