Intel Secure Key Entropy Source

Intel Secure Key Entropy Source


The following doc states the following in section 3.2.1.

"The ES runs asynchronously on a self-timed circuit and uses thermal noise within the silicon to output a random stream of bits at the rate of 3 GHz. "

The doc doesn't describe how the entropy source works.  How are these features of the entropy source measured and how do they contribute to entropy?



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