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Space-Variant Optical Processing With Acousto-Optic Modulators
Author(s): David Y. Lojewski; John F. Walkup; Thomas F. Krile
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Paper Abstract

A technique is described for performing two-dimensional (2-D) space-variant operations using two acousto-optic modulators (AOM's) operating in a crossed fashion. A time-integrating detector performs the appropriate summation of output terms for the spatially sampled input. System constraints and the feasibility of performing real-time operations will be discussed, along with the presentation of experimental results. The approach has the potential for broadening the range of operations performed by optical computers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 November 1984
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0495, Real-Time Signal Processing VII, (28 November 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.944032
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David Y. Lojewski, Texas Tech University (United States)
John F. Walkup, Texas Tech University (United States)
Thomas F. Krile, Texas Tech University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0495:
Real-Time Signal Processing VII
Keith Bromley, Editor(s)

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