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Topic: Simple random number generator?
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Dr J R Stockton

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Re: Simple random number generator?
Posted: Dec 20, 2012 11:41 AM
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In sci.math message <87licvisn2.fsf@bazspaz.fatphil.org>, Tue, 18 Dec
2012 12:03:45, Phil Carmody <thefatphil_demunged@yahoo.co.uk> posted:

>Are you sure? Shottky noise is white noise, and thus is
>indistinguishable from thermal (Johnson-Nyquist) noise.
>So you can statistically model it the same way, but that
>doesn't mean it's actually caused by classical mechanics.
>I can't find any references to Shottky noise that don't
>mention some quantum effect.



You will find more to choose from if you spell it Schottky.
See <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_H._Schottky>,
<http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Shottky&redirect=no>.

But Google finds many who offer Shottky products, even in this country.

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