10. Random Number Generation with Chaotic Lasers

  1. Dr. Atsushi Uchida

Published Online: 9 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527640331.ch10

Optical Communication with Chaotic Lasers: Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics and Synchronization

Optical Communication with Chaotic Lasers: Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics and Synchronization

How to Cite

Uchida, A. (2012) Random Number Generation with Chaotic Lasers, in Optical Communication with Chaotic Lasers: Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics and Synchronization, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527640331.ch10

Author Information

  1. Saitama University, Department of Information and Computer Sciences, Saitama, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408696

Online ISBN: 9783527640331

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Keywords:

  • random number generation;
  • chaotic lasers;
  • quantum key distribution;
  • entropy source;
  • postprocessing techniques;
  • randomness;
  • statistical evaluation;
  • amplified spontaneous emission;
  • application of random number generator;
  • bandwidth enhancement;
  • bias;
  • chaotic lasers;
  • combined Tausworthe method;
  • commercial random number generator;
  • Diehard;
  • Dichtl method;
  • entropy rate;
  • entropy source;
  • exclusive OR;
  • frequency jitter;
  • generalized feedback shift register;
  • independence;
  • linear congruential method;
  • Mersenne twister;
  • metastability;
  • M sequence;
  • NIST special publication 800-22;
  • nondeterministic bit;
  • optical noise;
  • photonic integrated circuit;
  • physical random number generator;
  • postprocessing;
  • pseudorandom number generator;
  • p-value;
  • quantum key distribution;
  • quantum noise;
  • quantum radioactive nuclide;
  • random number generation;
  • random number generator;
  • semiconductor lasers;
  • statistical evaluation;
  • spontaneous emission noise;
  • thermal noise;
  • unpredictability;
  • von Neumann method

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of Random Number Generators

  • Examples of Random Number Generators with Chaotic Lasers

  • Application of Chaotic-Laser-Based Random Number Generators to High-Speed Quantum Key Distribution

  • Numerical Evaluation of Random Number Generator as Entropy Source

  • Conventional Methods for Physical Random Number Generators

  • Postprocessing Techniques for Improvement of Randomness

  • Pseudorandom Number Generators

  • Statistical Evaluation of Random Numbers with NIST Special Publication 800-22 Test Suite

  • Appendix