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Information-Dense Nonlinear Photonic Physical Unclonable Function

@article{Grubel2017InformationDenseNP,
  title={Information-Dense Nonlinear Photonic Physical Unclonable Function},
  author={Brian C. Grubel and Bryan T. L. Bosworth and Michael R. Kossey and A. Brinton Cooper and Mark A. Foster and Amy C. Foster},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2017},
  volume={abs/1711.02222}
}
We present a comprehensive investigation into the complexity of a new private key storage apparatus: a novel silicon photonic physical unclonable function (PUF) based on ultrafast nonlinear optical interactions in a chaotic silicon microcavity that is both unclonable and impossible to emulate. This device provides remarkable improvements to total information content (raw cryptographic material), information density, and key generation rates over existing optical scattering PUFs and is also more… 

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