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Electromagnetically controlled storage and retrieval for pulses propagating through a line of atoms
Author(s): Patrick M. Leung; Barry C. Sanders
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Paper Abstract

We show that electromagnetically induced transparency can be used to store coherently and to retrieve light pulses propagating in a one-dimensional waveguide through a line of atoms, thereby realizing light-controlled on-demand quantum memory. Storage can be highly efficient even with just a few atoms despite inter-atomic scattering interference due to the one-dimensional constraint.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 February 2012
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8272, Advances in Photonics of Quantum Computing, Memory, and Communication V, 82720P (16 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.910028
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Patrick M. Leung, Univ. of Calgary (Canada)
Barry C. Sanders, Univ. of Calgary (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8272:
Advances in Photonics of Quantum Computing, Memory, and Communication V
Zameer Ul Hasan; Philip R. Hemmer; Hwang Lee; Charles M. Santori, Editor(s)

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