quantum chemistry cryptanalysis for kids

Take a look back at https://yorkporc.wordpress.com/2012/03/14/tunnycolossus-setting-vs-des-differential-cryptanalysis/. Also, recall the basic principles of error-correcting codes in which the decoder iterates through the constraints of hamming relations imposed on the set of plaintext bits created by the originator and finds probabilistically – but deterministically through majority-logic testing – the only solution for a ‘coded-ciphertext’ that fits all constraints.

Now bear in mind that the mixing time is a function of the spectral expansion of the data set’s encoder. In the case, this aligns with a related expansion in the data space (vs. the “supporting” spectral space of weights). One obtains thereby a constraint: for any subset of bits in the input less than an alpha proportion of the total there is a relationship to a bit in another subset of bits in the output, of size greater than beta proportion of the total. The fun comes when finding alpha and beta, recalling that the values must impose the same mutual expansion in both the spectral and data domains of analysis.

If you happen at 14 to be playing with a quantum chemistry set (vs. a quantum physics toy such as a vacuum tube), you get to play with alpha and beta. Note kids! Try NOT to actually perform fission… but if you must, you get to play with advanced cryptanalytical machinery.

Electrons, at 14, are taught as if they are small planets wandering in shells or orbits around the nucleus. Study of valency in chemistry at 14 also teaches the kids that there can be different number of electrons, occupying the same or different shells. The “constraints” of the atomic order define what is possible, assuming that an “unstable” situation would decay to one in which the energy distribution between the players in the field is more stable. In particular, an electron bumped out of shell A to shell B by a wandering particle might want to go back, since now the bump caused the outer shell to have 2.

What is interesting to cryptanalysis is that the shells themselves have mutual  alphas and beta – with inner shell exposing an alpha and the outer neigboring  shell exposting a beta. But, this is only apparent when considering the quantum field theory of electrons (vs the electrons are small planets… theory).

Class! Discuss!



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