Nobel prize in physics for quantum cryptography?

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Is it likely that this year's Nobel prize could be awarded to the field of quantum cryptography with Charles H Bennet, Gilles Brassard and Artur Ekert as possible nobel laureate candidates?
 

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The Nobel committee usually waits to see that an invention is mature, deployed and has made an impact on society. Among examples are the transistor, bubble chamber, optical tweezers, white LED.
 

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