In quantum experiments, these are the names traditionally given to the people transmitting and receiving information. In quantum cryptography, an eavesdropper called Eve tries to intercept the information.
We've announced the winners in the current Quantum Shorts film festival. Read about the three prize-winning films here and watch all the finalists below. As judge Alex Winter says, "Each film was clever and inventive, and together they illustrate how inspiring and varied quantum science can be for story tellers.”