The Chip Witch uses a random number generator, in real-time, by measuring the quantum fluctuations of the vacuum. The vacuum is a sea of virtual particles appearing and disappearing all the time. This result is due to the fact that the vacuum still possesses a zero-point energy. Consequently, the electromagnetic field of the vacuum exhibits random fluctuations in phase and amplitude at all frequencies. By carefully measuring these fluctuations, we are able to generate ultra-high bandwidth random numbers.
The following data is a real quantum random set of five unsigned integers as used in our products: 9890 17034 9726 43651 2921
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