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Implementation of a bit serial optical computer
Author(s): Vincent P. Heuring
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the system considerations in implementing a bit serial optical computer using lithium niobate directional couplers and optical fiber. I discuss the three main problems in constructing such a computer: computation of fiber lengths, estimation of and compensation for power losses, and details of the physical construction of the machine.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1215, Digital Optical Computing II, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18080
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Vincent P. Heuring, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1215:
Digital Optical Computing II
Raymond Arrathoon, Editor(s)

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