Perfect chaos

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Laser noise and chaos are unwanted elements in most circumstances. However, scientists have now learnt how to put them to good use to generate high-quality random bit sequences. Atsushi Uchida from Saitama University in Japan tells Nature Photonics how.

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Won, R. Perfect chaos. Nature Photon 2, 760 (2008) doi:10.1038/nphoton.2008.246

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