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Tailored State Preparation for Solid State Quantum Memory

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Author(s)

Elizabeth A. Goldschmidt, Sergey V. Polyakov, Sarah E. Beavan, Jingyun Fan, Alan L. Migdall

Abstract

We use spectral hole burning in Pr3+:Y2SiO5 in order to prepare spectral distributions of ions optimized for using such a material as a quantum memory for photon states. Our spectral hole-burning implementations include preparing an ensemble of ions to be the basis for an ensemble-based quantum memory as well as tailoring the spectral profile of the material for use as a narrow spectral filter. We develop a simple theoretical model of spectral hole-burning that can be applied to a wide variety of inhomogeneously broadened solids. Finally, we use our model to perform a computational optimization of part of our hole-burning state preparation sequence
Citation
SPIE proceedings series

Keywords

Rare Earth Ion-Doped Crystal, Spectral Hole-Burnin, Quantum Memory

Citation

Goldschmidt, E. , Polyakov, S. , Beavan, S. , Fan, J. and Migdall, A. (2010), Tailored State Preparation for Solid State Quantum Memory, SPIE proceedings series, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=904944 (Accessed March 4, 2024)
Created May 16, 2010, Updated February 19, 2017