Theoretical and Natural Science

Theoretical and Natural Science

TNS Vol.2 (CIAP 2022), 02 February 2023

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Comparative Study of RSA Encryption and Quantum Encryption

Chenbo Sun 1
1 Ningbo Huamao International School, Ningbo, China, 315000 Oliver.

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Theoretical and Natural Science, TNS Vol.2 (CIAP 2022), 72-76
Published 02 February 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Chenbo Sun. Comparative Study of RSA Encryption and Quantum Encryption. TNS (2023) TNS Vol.2 (CIAP 2022): 72-76.


Encryption is an important factor during online communication. It is useful to protect users’ privacy and prevent eavesdroppers listening. RSA encryption and quantum encryption are two mainstream encryption methods applied nowadays. This paper focuses on the evaluation and comparison between these two encryptions. It adopts the basic theory of RSA encryption and quantum encryption and provides an analysis of the benefits and shortcomings of these encryptions. It can be concluded that RSA (a type of mathematical encryption) is more popular than quantum encryption (a kind of physical encryption), but is less secure.


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