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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 1996
  • pp: 890–892

Holographic digital data storage in a photorefractive polymer

P.M. Lundquist, C. Poga, R.G. DeVoe, Y. Jia, W.E. Moerner, M.-P. Bernal, H. Coufal, R.K. Grygier, J.A. Hoffnagle, C. M. Jefferson, R. M. Macfarlane, R. M. Shelby, and G.T. Sincerbox  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 12, pp. 890-892 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000890


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Abstract

We report high-contrast storage of 64-kbit digital data pages in a photorefractive polymer material. Single-page writing, reading, and erasing operations were demonstrated with a dual-function-dopant polymeric material having a dark lifetime of several days. Data were reconstructed without error by use of several simple readout algorithms.

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History
Original Manuscript: December 6, 1995
Published: June 15, 1996

Citation
M.-P. Bernal, P.M. Lundquist, C. Poga, H. Coufal, R.K. Grygier, R.G. DeVoe, Y. Jia, J.A. Hoffnagle, C. M. Jefferson, W.E. Moerner, R. M. Macfarlane, R. M. Shelby, and G.T. Sincerbox, "Holographic digital data storage in a photorefractive polymer," Opt. Lett. 21, 890-892 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-12-890


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