Optical quantum memory based on electromagnetically induced transparency

  title={Optical quantum memory based on electromagnetically induced transparency},
  author={Lijun Ma and Oliver Slattery and Xiao Tang},
  journal={Journal of Optics},
Electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT) is a promising approach to implement quantum memory in quantum communication and quantum computing applications. In this paper, following a brief overview of the main approaches to quantum memory, we provide details of the physical principle and theory of quantum memory based specifically on EIT. We discuss the key technologies for implementing quantum memory based on EIT and review important milestones, from the first experimental demonstration to… 

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