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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 24 — Nov. 26, 2007
  • pp: 16044–16050

Optical information transfer between two light channels in a Pr3+:Y2SiO5 crystal

Hai-Hua Wang, Xiao-Gang Wei, Lei Wang, Ya-Juan Li, Dun-Mao Du, Jin-Hui Wu, Zhi-Hui Kang, Yun Jiang, and Jin-Yue Gao  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 24, pp. 16044-16050 (2007)

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We experimentally demonstrate light storage and release in a four-level double-lambda atomic system of a Pr 3+:Y2SiO5 crystal. Based on the technique of light storage, we realize optical information transfer between two light channels. The coherent optical information of a probe pulse stored in the crystal can be selectively released into two different light channels by varying the frequency and propagation direction of the switch-on control field.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: September 13, 2007
Revised Manuscript: November 5, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: November 5, 2007
Published: November 20, 2007

Haihua Wang, Xiao-Gang Wei, Lei Wang, Ya-Juan Li, Dun-Mao Du, Jin-Hui Wu, Zhi-Hui Kang, Yun Jiang, and Jin-Yue Gao, "Optical information transfer between two light channels in a Pr3+:Y2SiO5crystal," Opt. Express 15, 16044-16050 (2007)

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