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Pixel size limit in holographic memories

Liu, Wenhai and Psaltis, Demetri (1999) Pixel size limit in holographic memories. Optics Letters, 24 (19). pp. 1340-1342. ISSN 0146-9592. doi:10.1364/OL.24.001340.

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The bandwidth of holographic recording in LiNbO3 (Fe doped) in the 90° geometry is studied theoretically and experimentally. The wide holographic bandwidth of LiNbO3 makes it possible to record submicrometer pixels and reconstruct them by phase conjugation in a holographic memory system. This approach reduces the system cost and increases the system storage density. We demonstrate the recording and the phase-conjugate reconstruction of various pixel sizes down to 1 μm × 1 μm . The signal–noise ratio and the bit-error rate are examined.

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Additional Information:© 1999 Optical Society of America. Received June 28, 1999. This work was supported by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as part of the Hybrid Technology Multithreaded Architecture and by Rome Labs. We thank Ernest Chuang and George Barbastathis for helpful discussions.
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Subject Keywords:lithium niobate; holographic storage devices
Issue or Number:19
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Official Citation:W. Liu and D. Psaltis, "Pixel size limit in holographic memories," Opt. Lett. 24, 1340-1342 (1999)
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