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Real time demonstration of high bitrate quantum random number generation with coherent laser light

Symul, T.; Assad, S. M.; Lam, P. K.


We present a random number generation scheme that uses broadband measurements of the vacuum field contained in the radio-frequency sidebands of a single-mode laser. Even though the measurements may contain technical noise, we show that suitable algorithms can transform the digitized photocurrents into a string of random numbers that can be made arbitrarily correlated with a subset of the quantum fluctuations (high quantum correlation regime) or arbitrarily immune to environmental...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011-07-22
Type: Journal article
Source: Applied Physics Letters
DOI: 10.1063/1.3597793


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