Journal of the European Optical Society - Rapid publications, Vol 3 (2008)

Application of Lippmann interference photography to data storage

K. Contreras, G. Pauliat, C. Arnaud, G. Roosen


Lippmann's interference photography is an elegant process to record coloured images in the volume of a sensitive material. We propose to use this technique for wavelength multiplexed data storage in a page-oriented approach. Using computer simulations, we demonstrate that the capacities reached with this technique are similar to those reached by volume holographic data storage.

© The Authors. All rights reserved. [DOI: 10.2971/jeos.2008.08020]

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