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Digital Optical Computing: Possibilities And Pitfalls
Author(s): R. Arrathoon
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Paper Abstract

The potential development of digital optical computing systems is discussed. Previous approaches are reviewed and their shortcomings with respect to digital electronic circuitry are analyzed. Fundamental arguments are presented which indicate the potential advantages of optical logic over electronic logic. A generic classification of digital optical computing is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 January 1986
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0564, Real-Time Signal Processing VIII, (4 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.949712
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R. Arrathoon, Wayne State University (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0564:
Real-Time Signal Processing VIII
Keith Bromley; William J. Miceli, Editor(s)

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