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Optical Engineering

A Microcomputer-Based Hybrid Processor At The University Of California, San Diego
Author(s): James R. Leger; Jack Cederquist; Sing H. Lee
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a microcomputer-based hybrid processor which has been developed around two optical processors: (a) the coded-phase optical processor and (b) the confocal optical feedback system. The hybrid processor includes: (a) a microcomputer-controlled laser scanner which can produce both holographic and zero-order spatial filters, (b) an image analysis system based on video electronics which can digitize, store, analyze, and display optical output images, and (c) a liquid crystal light valve to provide a real-time input to the optical processors. The major capabilities of these three subsystems are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1982
PDF: 8 pages
Opt. Eng. 21(3) 213557 doi: 10.1117/12.7972946
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 21, Issue 3
Show Author Affiliations
James R. Leger, University of California at San Diego (United States)
Jack Cederquist, University of California at San Diego (United States)
Sing H. Lee, University of California at San Diego (United States)


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