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Holographic Components For Digital Optical Computing Applications
Author(s): M. R. Taghizadeh; I. R. Redmond; A. C. Walker; F. A. P. Tooley; S. D. Smith; W. Taylor
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we discuss the design and construction of holographic optical elements (HOEs) and their applications in conjunction with thermally induced refractive nonlinear logic devices in the demonstration of the first generation of all-optical logic circuits. The diffraction efficiencies for these HOEs are > 90% whilst switch energy of < 25 pJ for pixellated, micrometer-dimension logic elements are predicted.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 April 1988
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0883, Holographic Optics: Design and Applications, (12 April 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944150
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M. R. Taghizadeh, Heriot-Watt University (UK)
I. R. Redmond, Heriot-Watt University (UK)
A. C. Walker, Heriot-Watt University (UK)
F. A. P. Tooley, Heriot-Watt University (UK)
S. D. Smith, Heriot-Watt University (UK)
W. Taylor, Heriot-Watt University (UK)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0883:
Holographic Optics: Design and Applications
Ivan Cindrich, Editor(s)

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