Use of phase-noisy laser fields in the storage of optical pulse shapes in inhomogeneously broadened absorbers


Journal Article

It has been demonstrated [see, e.g., W.R. Babbitt and T. W. Mossberg, Opt. Commun. 65, 185 (1988)] that coherent optical processes can be employed to store and reproduce temporal sequences of optical data, thereby providing a mechanism for advanced optical memories. We find that excitation pulse phase noise can be used to extend the range of experimental conditions under which the storage process is effective and discuss the use of phase noise to achieve secure data storage. © 1991 Optical Society of America.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Zhang, JM; Gauthier, DJ; Huang, J; Mossberg, TW

Published Date

  • January 15, 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 103 - 105

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1539-4794

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0146-9592

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1364/OL.16.000103

Citation Source

  • Scopus