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Holographic Routing Network For Parallel Processing Machines
Author(s): E. S. Maniloff; K. M. Johnson; J. Reif
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Paper Abstract

Dynamic holographic architectures for connecting processors in parallel computers have been generally limited by the response time of the holographic recording media. In this paper we present a different approach to dynamic optical interconnects involving spatial light modulators (SLMs) and volume holograms. Multiple-exposure holograms are stored in a volume recording media, which associate the address of a destination processor encoded on a spatial light modulator with a distinct reference beam. A destination address programmed on the spatial light modulator is then holographically steered to the correct destination processor. We present the design and experimental results of a holographic router for connecting four originator processors to four destination processors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 October 1989
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1136, Holographic Optics II: Principles and Applications, (26 October 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.961699
Show Author Affiliations
E. S. Maniloff, University of Colorado (United States)
K. M. Johnson, University of Colorado (United States)
J. Reif, Duke University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1136:
Holographic Optics II: Principles and Applications

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