Quantum random number generator using photon-number path entanglement
Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 9, pp. 1774-1778 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.48.001774
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Abstract
We report a quantum random number generator based on the photon-number–path entangled state that is prepared by means of two-photon quantum interference at a beam splitter. The randomness in our scheme is truly quantum mechanical in origin since it results from the projection measurement of the entangled two-photon state. The generated bit sequences satisfy the standard randomness test.
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OCIS Codes
(030.5260) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon counting
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing
ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics
History
Original Manuscript: January 21, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 18, 2009
Published: March 19, 2009
Citation
Osung Kwon, Young-Wook Cho, and Yoon-Ho Kim, "Quantum random number generator using photon-number path entanglement," Appl. Opt. 48, 1774-1778 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-48-9-1774
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