Why the original BB84 paper "Quantum cryptography: Public key distribution and coin tossing" has 'withdrawn' status?

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The original paper proposing quantum key distribution protocol (now known as BB84):

seems to have WITHDRAWN status with a note:

This article has been withdrawn at the request of the author(s) and/or editor. The Publisher apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. The full Elsevier Policy on Article Withdrawal can be found at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/withdrawalpolicy.

Is is known why?

Is it known if it is the same paper (the date is 28 September 2011 rather than anything in 1984)?

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2014-09-14 08:33 (UCT), posted by SE-user Piotr Migdal
retagged Sep 14, 2014
One of the reason's for withdrawal in press is "accidental duplicate" which may explain the date issue.

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2014-09-14 08:33 (UCT), posted by SE-user dmckee
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about publication dates rather than physics

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2014-09-14 08:33 (UCT), posted by SE-user Floris

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I suspect that the reprint was withdrawn, rather than the original article; probably, for copyright reasons.

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2014-09-14 08:33 (UCT), posted by SE-user akhmeteli
answered Jul 17, 2014 by (40 points)
Piotr's link is to the DOI page and the withdraw policy link is to the publisher's policy.

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2014-09-14 08:33 (UCT), posted by SE-user dmckee
@dmckee: Maybe I don't quite understand your comment... The DOI points to a 2011 article, whereas the original article is dated 1984 (cs.ucsb.edu/~chong/290N-W06/BB84.pdf ) I don't think the authors published an article with the same title 30 years later. That is why I suspect a reprint was withdrawn, rather than the original article..

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2014-09-14 08:33 (UCT), posted by SE-user akhmeteli

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