OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters


  • Vol. 21, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1996
  • pp: 83–85

Fast random access to frequency-selective optical memories

M. Rätsep, M. Tian, I. Lorgeré, F. Grelet, and J.-L. Le Gouët  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 83-85 (1996)

View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (278 KB)

Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools



Spectral phase codes are used as storage addresses in a frequency-selective optical memory. Data are engraved over a 1.5-THz-wide spectral interval. With the help of a ferroelectric liquid-crystal modulator it takes less than 100 μs to retrieve any spectrally addressed data.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 23, 1995
Published: January 1, 1996

M. Rätsep, M. Tian, I. Lorgeré, F. Grelet, and J.-L. Le Gouët, "Fast random access to frequency-selective optical memories," Opt. Lett. 21, 83-85 (1996)

Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  


  1. B. Kohler, S. Bernet, A. Renn, U. P. Wild, Opt. Lett. 18, 2144 (1993). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. H. Sasaki, K. Karaki, M. Mitsunaga, N. Uesugi, in Spectral Hole-Burning and Related Spectroscopies: Science and Applications, Vol. 15 of 1994 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1994), p. 384.
  3. C. Wei, S. Huang, J. Yu, J. Lumin. 43, 161 (1989). [CrossRef]
  4. H. Sonajalg, A. Débarre, J.-L. Le Gouët, I. Lorgeré, P. Tchénio, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 1448 (1995). [CrossRef]
  5. Y. Taketomi, J. E. Ford, H. Sasaki, J. Ma, Y. Fainman, S. H. Lee, Opt. Lett. 16, 1774 (1991). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. C. Denz, G. Pauliat, G. Roosen, T. Tschudi, Opt. Commun. 85, 171 (1991);Appl. Opt. 31, 5700 (1992). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  7. Y. S. Bai, W. R. Babbitt, N. W. Carlson, T. W. Mossberg, Appl. Phys. Lett. 45, 714 (1984). [CrossRef]
  8. A. M. Weiner, D. E. Leaird, J. S. Patel, J. R. Wullert, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 28, 908 (1992). [CrossRef]
  9. A. Débarre, J.-C. Keller, J.-L. Le Gouët, A. Richard, P. Tchénio, Opt. Commun. 73, 309 (1989). [CrossRef]
  10. A. Rebane, J. Aaviksoo, J. Kuhl, Appl. Phys. Lett. 54, 93 (1989). [CrossRef]
  11. A. Débarre, J.-C. Keller, J.-L. Le Gouët, P. Tchénio, J.-P. Galaup, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 8, 2529 (1991). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited