Abstract

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.

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S. Saikan, Phys. Rev. A 38, 4669 (1988).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Saikan, T. Nakabayashi, Y. Kanematsu, A. Imaoka, J. Chem. Phys. 89, 4609 (1988).
[CrossRef]

1987 (3)

S. Saikan, H. Miyamoto, Y. Tosaki, A. Fujiwara, Phys. Rev. B 36, 5074 (1987).
[CrossRef]

S. Saikan, A. Fujiwara, T. Kushida, Y. Kato, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 26, L941 (1987).
[CrossRef]

S. Saikan, T. Nakabayashi, Y. Kanematsu, N. Tato, Phys. Rev. B 38, 7777 (1987).
[CrossRef]

1983 (1)

A. Rebane, R. Kaarli, Chem. Phys. Lett. 101, 317 (1983).
[CrossRef]

1982 (2)

S. Asaka, H. Nakatsuka, M. Fujiwara, M. Matsuoka, Phys. Rev. A 29, 2286 (1982).
[CrossRef]

T. W. Mossberg, Opt. Lett. 7, 77 (1982).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1980 (1)

Y. Ishida, T. Yajima, Y. Tanaka, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 19, L289 (1980).
[CrossRef]

1979 (1)

W. H. Hesselink, D. A. Wiersma, Phys. Rev. Lett. 43, 1991 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Asaka, S.

S. Asaka, H. Nakatsuka, M. Fujiwara, M. Matsuoka, Phys. Rev. A 29, 2286 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Fujiwara, A.

S. Saikan, A. Fujiwara, T. Kushida, Y. Kato, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 26, L941 (1987).
[CrossRef]

S. Saikan, H. Miyamoto, Y. Tosaki, A. Fujiwara, Phys. Rev. B 36, 5074 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Fujiwara, M.

S. Asaka, H. Nakatsuka, M. Fujiwara, M. Matsuoka, Phys. Rev. A 29, 2286 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Hesselink, W. H.

W. H. Hesselink, D. A. Wiersma, Phys. Rev. Lett. 43, 1991 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Imaoka, A.

S. Saikan, T. Nakabayashi, Y. Kanematsu, A. Imaoka, J. Chem. Phys. 89, 4609 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Ishida, Y.

Y. Ishida, T. Yajima, Y. Tanaka, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 19, L289 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Kaarli, R.

A. Rebane, R. Kaarli, Chem. Phys. Lett. 101, 317 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Kanematsu, Y.

S. Saikan, T. Nakabayashi, Y. Kanematsu, A. Imaoka, J. Chem. Phys. 89, 4609 (1988).
[CrossRef]

S. Saikan, T. Nakabayashi, Y. Kanematsu, N. Tato, Phys. Rev. B 38, 7777 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Kato, Y.

S. Saikan, A. Fujiwara, T. Kushida, Y. Kato, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 26, L941 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Kushida, T.

S. Saikan, A. Fujiwara, T. Kushida, Y. Kato, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 26, L941 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Matsuoka, M.

S. Asaka, H. Nakatsuka, M. Fujiwara, M. Matsuoka, Phys. Rev. A 29, 2286 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Miyamoto, H.

S. Saikan, H. Miyamoto, Y. Tosaki, A. Fujiwara, Phys. Rev. B 36, 5074 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Mossberg, T. W.

Nakabayashi, T.

S. Saikan, T. Nakabayashi, Y. Kanematsu, A. Imaoka, J. Chem. Phys. 89, 4609 (1988).
[CrossRef]

S. Saikan, T. Nakabayashi, Y. Kanematsu, N. Tato, Phys. Rev. B 38, 7777 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Nakatsuka, H.

S. Asaka, H. Nakatsuka, M. Fujiwara, M. Matsuoka, Phys. Rev. A 29, 2286 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Rebane, A.

A. Rebane, R. Kaarli, Chem. Phys. Lett. 101, 317 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Saikan, S.

S. Saikan, Phys. Rev. A 38, 4669 (1988).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Saikan, T. Nakabayashi, Y. Kanematsu, A. Imaoka, J. Chem. Phys. 89, 4609 (1988).
[CrossRef]

S. Saikan, A. Fujiwara, T. Kushida, Y. Kato, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 26, L941 (1987).
[CrossRef]

S. Saikan, T. Nakabayashi, Y. Kanematsu, N. Tato, Phys. Rev. B 38, 7777 (1987).
[CrossRef]

S. Saikan, H. Miyamoto, Y. Tosaki, A. Fujiwara, Phys. Rev. B 36, 5074 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Tanaka, Y.

Y. Ishida, T. Yajima, Y. Tanaka, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 19, L289 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Tato, N.

S. Saikan, T. Nakabayashi, Y. Kanematsu, N. Tato, Phys. Rev. B 38, 7777 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Tosaki, Y.

S. Saikan, H. Miyamoto, Y. Tosaki, A. Fujiwara, Phys. Rev. B 36, 5074 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Wiersma, D. A.

W. H. Hesselink, D. A. Wiersma, Phys. Rev. Lett. 43, 1991 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Yajima, T.

Y. Ishida, T. Yajima, Y. Tanaka, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 19, L289 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Chem. Phys. Lett. (1)

A. Rebane, R. Kaarli, Chem. Phys. Lett. 101, 317 (1983).
[CrossRef]

J. Chem. Phys. (1)

S. Saikan, T. Nakabayashi, Y. Kanematsu, A. Imaoka, J. Chem. Phys. 89, 4609 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. (2)

Y. Ishida, T. Yajima, Y. Tanaka, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 19, L289 (1980).
[CrossRef]

S. Saikan, A. Fujiwara, T. Kushida, Y. Kato, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 26, L941 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (1)

Phys. Rev. A (2)

S. Saikan, Phys. Rev. A 38, 4669 (1988).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Asaka, H. Nakatsuka, M. Fujiwara, M. Matsuoka, Phys. Rev. A 29, 2286 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. B (2)

S. Saikan, H. Miyamoto, Y. Tosaki, A. Fujiwara, Phys. Rev. B 36, 5074 (1987).
[CrossRef]

S. Saikan, T. Nakabayashi, Y. Kanematsu, N. Tato, Phys. Rev. B 38, 7777 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (1)

W. H. Hesselink, D. A. Wiersma, Phys. Rev. Lett. 43, 1991 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Other (1)

W. E. Moerner, ed., Persistent Spectral Hole Burning: Science and Applications (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1987).

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Figures (3)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Basic scheme for heterodyne detection of photon echoes.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Experimental setup for persistent optical memory based on heterodyne-detected photon echoes.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Experimental results for resorufin doped in polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH). (a) The field-correlation characteristic of the excitation light, (b) a sequence of 14 data bits retrieved by the heterodyne-detected photon echo technique, (c) a one-bit memory written at a delay time of 5 psec, (d) the noise level before burning, and (e) the probe beam chopped by the rotating disk with glass retardation plates.

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S = Re { exp [ i ω l ( t 43 t 21 ) ] 0 d τ d τ G R ( τ t 43 ) × G W ( τ t 21 ) exp [ ( τ + | τ | ) / T 2 δ ω 2 ( τ τ ) 2 / 4 i Δ ω ( τ τ ) ] } ,

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