Accession Number : ADD001360

Title :   Technique for Information Storage Using Anisotropic Color Centers in Alkali Halide Crystals.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Schneider,Irwin

Report Date : 05 Nov 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent concerns an information storage technique using crystals containing anisotropic color centers in which the information is 'written' and 'read' non-destructively using only one coherent source of light.

Descriptors :   *Memory devices, *Patents, Optical equipment, Color centers, Data storage systems, Information retrieval, Alkali metal compounds, Halides, Anisotropy, Dichroism, Crystal defects, Coherent radiation

Subject Categories : Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE