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Optical Logic Gates Using A Hughes Liquid Crystal Light Valve
Author(s): S. A. Collins; M. T. Fatehi; K. C. Wasmundt
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we propose new methods of optically implementing digital logic gates capable of performing all combinatorial logic operations. These logic gates are implemented on a Hughes liquid crystal light valve operated in the parallel off-state. Several configurations for realization of optical gates such as AND, NOR, XOR, etc. will be considered. Experimental results will be given using the portions of a single liquid crystal light valve.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 August 1980
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0232, 1980 Intl Optical Computing Conf II, (22 August 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958886
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S. A. Collins, The Ohio State University ElectroScience Laboratory (United States)
M. T. Fatehi, Tehran University of Technology (Iran)
K. C. Wasmundt, University of Denver (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0232:
1980 Intl Optical Computing Conf II
William T. Rhodes, Editor(s)

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