Real time demonstration of high bitrate quantum random number generation with coherent laser light

  title={Real time demonstration of high bitrate quantum random number generation with coherent laser light},
  author={Thomas Symul and Syed Muhamad Assad and Ping Koy Lam},
  journal={Applied Physics Letters},
We present a random number generation scheme that uses broadband measurements of the vacuum field contained in the radio-frequency sidebands of a single-mode laser. Even though the measurements may contain technical noise, we show that suitable algorithms can transform the digitized photocurrents into a string of random numbers that can be made arbitrarily correlated with a subset of the quantum fluctuations (high quantum correlation regime) or arbitrarily immune to environmental fluctuations… 

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