Quantum Statistical Testing of a Quantum Random Number Generator
The unobservable elements in a quantum technology, e.g., the quantum state, complicate system verification against promised behavior. Using model-based system engineering, we present methods for verifying the opera- tion of a prototypical quantum random number generator. We begin with the algorithmic design of the QRNG followed by the synthesis of its physical design requirements. We next discuss how quantum statistical testing can be used to verify device behavior as well as detect device bias. We conclude by highlighting how system design and verification methods must influence effort to certify future quantum technologies.
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- Conference: SPIE Optical Engineering+Applications, San Diego, CA, USA, 20140817, 20140822
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- Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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- United States
- quantum information; quantum computing; quantum communication
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