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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 18 — Sep. 1, 2008
  • pp: 14304–14313

Reversible quantum optical data storage based on resonant Raman optical field excited spin coherence

Byoung S. Ham  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 18, pp. 14304-14313 (2008)

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A method of reversible quantum optical data storage is presented using resonant Raman field excited spin coherence, where the spin coherence is stored in an inhomogeneously broadened spin ensemble. Unlike the photon echo method, in the present technique, a 2π Raman optical rephasing pulse area is used and multimode (parallel) optical channels are available in which the multimode access gives a great benefit to quantum information processors such as quantum repeaters.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(210.4680) Optical data storage : Optical memories
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: July 22, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 21, 2008
Published: August 28, 2008

Byoung S. Ham, "Reversible quantum optical data storage based on resonant Raman optical field excited spin coherence," Opt. Express 16, 14304-14313 (2008)

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