We propose, demonstrate, and analyze the application of phase-conjugate mirrors during the recording of volume holographic memories. Our results show that using phase-conjugate mirrors during recording improves the uniformity of the holographic gratings and increases the recording speed. Theoretical simulations agree with experimental results.
© 1999 Optical Society of America
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation
(210.0210) Optical data storage : Optical data storage
(210.2860) Optical data storage : Holographic and volume memories
(210.4680) Optical data storage : Optical memories
Miao Yang and Claire Gu, "Application of Phase-Conjugate Mirrors During Recording of Volume Holographic Memories," Appl. Opt. 38, 855-862 (1999)