We built an all-fiber random number generator based on polarization-entangled photons that generates high-quality cryptographic random numbers. This setup allows active monitoring of the randomness and independent physics-based testing.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics
M. Fiorentino, W. J. Munro, C. M. Santori, S. M. Spillane, and R. G. Beausoleil, "All-Fiber-Optic Quantum Random Number Generator," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JTuH7.
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