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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2010
  • pp: 2421–2423

Toward nanoworld-based secure encryption for enduring data storage

Thomas Grosges and Dominique Barchiesi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 14, pp. 2421-2423 (2010)

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The generation of encryption secret keys with a high level of security is crucial to ensure secure enduring data storage and is a challenging topic of investigation. We show that the use of nano-objects and optical response permits us to produce a complex optical tomography map, which can be used as a pseudorandom generator that satisfies the basic requirements for encryption based on the secret key.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4930) General : Other topics of general interest
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: April 13, 2010
Revised Manuscript: June 10, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 23, 2010
Published: July 9, 2010

Thomas Grosges and Dominique Barchiesi, "Toward nanoworld-based secure encryption for enduring data storage," Opt. Lett. 35, 2421-2423 (2010)

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