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Trade-Offs In Optical Computing
Author(s): Kendall Preston
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Paper Abstract

The optical analog computer offers the user a very high-speed one-dimensional or two-dimensional system for conducting spectrum analysis, matched filtering, or correlation detection. This type of computer offers a significant advantage in hardware performance (equivalent bits per second per dollar) over the digital computer in certain important signal-processing areas.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1977
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0128, Effective Utilization of Optics in Radar Systems, (28 December 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.956003
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Kendall Preston, Carnegie-Mellon University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0128:
Effective Utilization of Optics in Radar Systems
Bernard W. Vatz, Editor(s)

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