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Optical Interconnection Techniques For Hypercube
Author(s): A R Johnston; L A Bergman; W H Wu
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Paper Abstract

Direct free-space optical interconnection techniques are described for the Hypercube concurrent processor machine using a holographic optical element. Computational requirements and optical constraints on implementation are briefly summarized with regard to topology, power consumption, and available technologies. A hybrid lens/HOE approach is described that can support an 8-dimensional cube of 256 nodes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0881, Optical Computing and Nonlinear Materials, (3 May 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944081
Show Author Affiliations
A R Johnston, California Institute of Technology (United States)
L A Bergman, California Institute of Technology (United States)
W H Wu, California Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0881:
Optical Computing and Nonlinear Materials
Nasser Peyghambarian, Editor(s)

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