Testing randomness using multi-photon interference

Jonathan C.F. Matthews, Rebecca Whittaker, Jeremy L. O'Brien, Peter S. Turner

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We demonstrate pseudorandom optical processes known as t-designs, showing that for t =1(2) they are statistically indistinguishable from random operations for 1(2)-photon quantum interference, and that they fail to mimic randomness for 2(3)-photon interference.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes
Event2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 8 Jun 201413 Jun 2014


Conference2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Internet address


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