Quantum study of information delay in electromagnetically induced transparency

Hsu, M. T. L., Hétet, G., Glöckl, O., Longdell, J. J., Buchler, B. C., Bachor, H.-A. and Lam, P. K. (2006) Quantum study of information delay in electromagnetically induced transparency. Physical Review Letters, 97 18: 183601-183604. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.97.183601

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Author Hsu, M. T. L.
Hétet, G.
Glöckl, O.
Longdell, J. J.
Buchler, B. C.
Bachor, H.-A.
Lam, P. K.
Title Quantum study of information delay in electromagnetically induced transparency
Journal name Physical Review Letters   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0031-9007
Publication date 2006
Year available 2006
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1103/PhysRevLett.97.183601
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 97
Issue 18
Start page 183601
End page 183604
Total pages 4
Place of publication New York, U. S.
Publisher Ridge
Language eng
Subject 0206 Quantum Physics
Abstract Using electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT), it is possible to delay and store light in atomic ensembles. Theoretical modeling and recent experiments have suggested that the EIT storage mechanism can be used as a memory for quantum information. We present experiments that quantify the noise performance of an EIT system for conjugate amplitude and phase quadratures. It is shown that our EIT system adds excess noise to the delayed light that has not hitherto been predicted by published theoretical modeling. In analogy with other continuous-variable quantum information systems, the performance of our EIT system is characterized in terms of conditional variance and signal transfer.
Keyword electromagnetically induced transparency
Q-Index Code C1

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