Description:  The metal atoms in this small crystal slab can hold the im- pression of a light pulse, effectively storing the pulse. The crystal could be a precursor to quantum computer memory chips.
Source:  Philip Hemmer
Story:  Crystal stores light pulse
TRN January 30, 2002
TRN Categories:  Optical Computing, Optoelectronics and Photonics; Materials Science and Engineering; Quantum Computing
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