We propose and demonstrate a new platform for integrated optical memory based on laser written waveguides in rare-earth doped crystals. We show that the waveguide fabrication does not degrade the coherence properties of the medium and we demonstrate the first on-demand integrated optical memory.
Mazzera, M., Corrielli, G., Seri, A., Osellame, R., & de Riedmatten, H. (2016). An Integrated Optical Memory Based on Laser Written Waveguides. In CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science 2016 [FM4C.1] Optical Society of America. https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2016.FM4C.1