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Optical MSD symbolic substitution system based on a higher ordered rule
Author(s): A. K. Reddy; Tatipamula Mallikarjun; J. P. Raina
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Paper Abstract

The advantages provided by Photonic Computing has been well documented. An Optical arithmetic processor has to take full advantage of the massive parallelism in optical signals. Such a processor, using the Modified - Signed - Digit (MSD) number . (i) representation, has been presented here based (2) on the symbolic substitution 1ogi. The higher order symbolic substitution rules are formulated for the addition operation, which is carried out in just two steps. Based on the addition operation, the other arithmetic operations - subtraction, multiplication and division - are implemented. Finally, the usefulness of this MSD system is studied.

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Date Published: 16 December 1992
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1622, Emerging Optoelectronic Technologies, (16 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.637042
Show Author Affiliations
A. K. Reddy, Indian Institute of Technology/Madras (India)
Tatipamula Mallikarjun, Bell Northern Research Ltd. (Canada)
J. P. Raina, Indian Institute of Technology/Madras (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1622:
Emerging Optoelectronic Technologies
Krishna Shenai; Ananth Selvarajan; C. Kumar N. Patel; C. N. R. Rao; B. S. Sonde; Vijai K. Tripathi, Editor(s)

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