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Optical Engineering

Synthetic correlation-based modified signed-digit trinary logic processing
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Paper Abstract

An optical implementation using a correlation technique for modified signed-digit (MSD) trinary logic processing is presented. In particular, a synthetic matched filter (SMF) correlator model is used to demonstrate the realization of the carry-propagation-free trinary MSD addition. It is shown that proper encoding of the MSD numerals are of utmost importance for the correlator model to work. The developed method is expected to have far-reaching application in the optical higher radix numeric and logic processing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1999
PDF: 7 pages
Opt. Eng. 38(3) doi: 10.1117/1.602121
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 38, Issue 3
Show Author Affiliations
Farid Ahmed, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
Abdul Ahad Sami Awwal, Wright State Univ. (United States)
Gregory J. Power, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)

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