We experimentally investigate the quantum storage capability of a thulium doped crystal by using the Atomic Frequency Comb (AFC) protocol. Preliminary results gives a 9\% efficiency. Potential improvements are discussed based on a simple model.
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J. Rugierro, R. Lauro, J. Le Gouët, and T. Chanelière, "Light Storage Using an Atomic Frequency Comb," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper IThM3.
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