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Analysis of integrated optical directional coupler array architecture for optical computing
Author(s): Talabuttala Srinivas; Ananth Selvarajan; D. Prem Anil kumar
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Paper Abstract

Integrated Optical switch array architectures can be used to achieve several optical computing functions. In this paper we investigate a 4 X 4 switch array as a computing application. Averaging of given inputs is considered as an illustration to demonstrate the effectiveness of the idea and approach. Coupling coefficient of the 2 X 2 directional coupler switch is examined for its influence on the computing function. Propagation of error to the output is computed designing a typical switch. Extension ofthe methodology for higher architectures and other functions is suggested.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 2000
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4087, Applications of Photonic Technology 4, (15 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.406377
Show Author Affiliations
Talabuttala Srinivas, Indian Institute of Science (India)
Ananth Selvarajan, Indian Institute of Science (India)
D. Prem Anil kumar, Indian Institute of Science (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4087:
Applications of Photonic Technology 4
Roger A. Lessard; George A. Lampropoulos, Editor(s)

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