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Motionless head for parallel readout optical disk
Author(s): Philippe J. Marchand; Ashok V. Krishnamoorthy; Kristopher S. Urquhart; Pierre Ambs; Sadik C. Esener; Sing H. Lee
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Paper Abstract

A motionless head 2-D parallel readout system for optical disks is presented. The system is designed to read data blocks encoded as 1-D Fourier holograms distributed radially on the disk active surface. Such systems offer several advantages: high data rates, low retrieval times, and simple implementation. It is used as the secondary storage of a high performance optoelectronic associative memory system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1662, Image Storage and Retrieval Systems, (1 April 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.58507
Show Author Affiliations
Philippe J. Marchand, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
Ashok V. Krishnamoorthy, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
Kristopher S. Urquhart, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
Pierre Ambs, Univ. de Haute Alsace (France)
Sadik C. Esener, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
Sing H. Lee, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1662:
Image Storage and Retrieval Systems
Albert A. Jamberdino; Carlton Wayne Niblack, Editor(s)

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