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The Optical Wiring Of Photonic Digital Processing Arrays For Optical Computing
Author(s): S. D. Smith; A. C. Walker; M. R. Taghizadeh; G. Lebreton
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Paper Abstract

The essential requirements of all-optical digital computing systems are high diffraction efficiency optical interconnects and low switch energy logic elements. In this article we discuss our results in design and construction of holographic optical elements with > 90% diffraction efficiency and switching elements which require < 25 pJ of switching energy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 February 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0963, Optical Computing '88, (8 February 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.947919
Show Author Affiliations
S. D. Smith, Heriot-Watt University (UK)
A. C. Walker, Heriot-Watt University (UK)
M. R. Taghizadeh, Heriot-Watt University (UK)
G. Lebreton, GESSY (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0963:
Optical Computing '88
Pierre H. Chavel; Joseph W. Goodman; Gerard Roblin, Editor(s)

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