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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 1982
  • pp: 77–79

Time-domain frequency-selective optical data storage

Thomas W. Mossberg  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 77-79 (1982)

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It is shown that both the spatial and the temporal behavior of a laser pulse can be stored in and recalled from the spatial and spectral distribution of population in the ground state of an inhomogeneously broadened sample. Implications with regard to high-speed frequency-selective optical memories and ultra-high-speed holographic motion pictures are discussed.

© 1982 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 9, 1981
Published: February 1, 1982

Thomas W. Mossberg, "Time-domain frequency-selective optical data storage," Opt. Lett. 7, 77-79 (1982)

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