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2010-09-09 10:56:05

A simple device measures the quantum noise of vacuum fluctuations and generates true random numbers.

2010-08-30 13:11:08

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg together with the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen have recently developed and tested a technique exploiting imperfections in quantum cryptography systems to implement an attack.

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2010-02-16 14:10:59

Max Planck physicists develop an experiment to investigate the random motion of quantum particles.


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