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2010-09-20 18:51:50

The widespread use of true random number generators (TRNGs) has taken a step closer following the creation of the most lightweight designs to date by researchers at Queen's University Belfast's Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT).

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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.

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2010-04-14 14:34:23

Researchers have devised a new kind of random number generator, for encrypted communications and other uses, that is cryptographically secure, inherently private and – most importantly – certified random by laws of physics.

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2005-04-27 07:16:15

If you wanted a random number, historically you could do worse than to pick a sequence from the string of digits in pi. But Purdue University scientists now say other sources might be better.


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