Optical memory based on heterodyne-detected accumulated photon echoes has been demonstrated in dye-doped polymers. Compared with previously developed time-domain optical memory, writing and reading of higher bit data is possible owing to the superior time resolution of this method.
© 1989 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: January 13, 1989
Manuscript Accepted: May 18, 1989
Published: August 15, 1989
S. Saikan, K. Uchikawa, A. Furusawa, T. Kishida, A. Imaoka, and H. Oosawa, "Optical memory based on heterodyne-detected accumulated photon echoes," Opt. Lett. 14, 841-843 (1989)