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On The Limits Of Fiber Optic Fan-In And Fan-Out For Optoelectronic Logic
Author(s): R. Arrathoon; M. Rana; T. Wang
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Paper Abstract

Historical objections to optical digital computing are critically examined. Theoretical limits for fiber optic fan-in and fan-out factors are discussed. The potential development of highly sophisticated optoelectronic programmable logic devices (OPLA's) based on high fan factor designs is considered. Statistical measurements of a fiber optic fan-out factor of 2940 are presented.

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Date Published: 22 August 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0936, Advances in Optical Information Processing III, (22 August 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.946951
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R. Arrathoon, Wayne State University (United States)
M. Rana, Wayne State University (United States)
T. Wang, Wayne State University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0936:
Advances in Optical Information Processing III
Dennis R. Pape, Editor(s)

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