We report high-contrast storage of 64-kbit digital data pages in a photorefractive polymer material. Singlepage 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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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, "Holographic digital data storage in a photorefractive polymer," Opt. Lett. 21, 890-892 (1996)