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Temporally multiplexed storage of images in a gradient echo memory

TitleTemporally multiplexed storage of images in a gradient echo memory
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsQ. Glorieux, J. B. Clark, A. M. Marino, Z. Zhou, and P. D. Lett
JournalOptics Express
Volume20
Pagination12350
Date Publishedmay
ISSN1094-4087
KeywordsSingle Fellow
Abstract

We study the storage and retrieval of images in a hot atomic vapor using the gradient echo memory protocol. We demonstrate that this technique allows for the storage of multiple spatial modes. We study both spatial and temporal multiplexing by storing a sequence of two different images in the atomic vapor. The effect of atomic diffusion on the spatial resolution is discussed and characterized experimentally. For short storage time a normalized spatial cross-correlation between a retrieved image and its input of 88 % is reported. (C) 2012 Optical Society of America

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