5-9 March 2023, OFC, paper Th2A.37.

Wenning, M., Patri, S. K., Müller, J., Autenrieth, A., Elbers, J. P., Rydlichowski, P., & Mas-Machuca, C.

Towards Optimized Demand Routing in QKD Networks


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We investigate buffer-aware demand-routing of key-consumption demands in QKD networks and implement a measurement-based framework for path selection. The proposed ML-based algorithm outperforms state-of-the-art heuristics by 22 % and 92 % for networks under test.