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Project: Development of a quantum random number generator network server

Acronym: QuRunner
Main Objective:
The main scientific objectives of the QuRunner project are:

1. Design and implementation of a QRNG based on vacuum states, and all DSP algorithms to extract bits from the generator;
2. Analysis of imperfections in the physical realization of a QRNG and protocol design for source device independent QRNG;
3. System integration on a standard network server to provide true random numbers.
4. Characterization and validation of the QRNG prototype by using the IT internal network to provide true random numbers for all research groups and researchers at IT.
Reference: UIDB/EEA/50008/2019
Funding: IT
Start Date: 01-02-2020
End Date: 31-01-2022
Team: Nuno Alexandre Peixoto Silva, Paulo Alexandre Carreira Mateus, Antonio Luis Jesus Teixeira, Isiaka Ajewale Alimi, Nikola Paunkovic, André Nuno Carvalho Souto, Margarida Facão, Daniel Filipe Figueiredo Pereira, Mariana Ferreira Ramos, Patel RomilKumar Kantibhai
Groups: Optical Quantum Communications and Technologies – Av, Security and Quantum Information - Lx
Partners: Not applicable
Local Coordinator: Nuno Alexandre Peixoto Silva
Associated Publications