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CLEO: Applications and Technology
San Jose, California United States
May 6-11, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-943-5
Poster Session II (JW4A)

A quantum random number generator based on photon number resolving detection of successive photon pulses

Yan Liang, Min Ren, E. Wu, Guang Wu, and Heping Zeng  »View Author Affiliations


http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_AT.2012.JW4A.99


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Abstract

We demonstrated a quantum random number generator based on the inherent randomness of photon number distributed in individual pulses, measured by using a silicon multi-pixel photon counter. The random bit generation efficiency reached over 40%.

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OCIS Codes
(030.5260) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon counting
(030.5290) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon statistics
(040.5160) Detectors : Photodetectors

Citation
Y. Liang, M. Ren, E. Wu, G. Wu, and H. Zeng, "A quantum random number generator based on photon number resolving detection of successive photon pulses," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JW4A.99.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=CLEO_AT-2012-JW4A.99


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