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Storage and manipulation of optical information using gradient echo memory in warm vapours and cold ensembles

Sparkes, Benjamin Michael

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Quantum memories for light lie at the heart of long-distance provably-secure communication [1], while containing the potential to help break current encryption methods [2], and allow better measurement of quantities than ever before [3]. Demand for a functioning quantum memory is therefore at a premium. Unfortunately, the same properties of light that make it such an effective carrier of quantum information make it difficult to store. Furthermore, by the laws of quantum mechanics, storage must...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-10-03
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10578

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