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A VLSI Electro-Optical Crossbar For Signal Processing
Author(s): Mehrnoosh Mary Eshaghian; V. K. Prasanna Kumar
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we study an electro-optical crossbar for highly parallel computing. This VLSI architecture interconnects a set of processors on a single chip using Gallium Arsenide laser diodes and has a switching time in the order of nano-seconds. We also propose modified versions of this model for non-Von-Neumann computations such as, neural and data-flow computing. In the last section, we discuss applications in signal processing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 December 1989
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1154, Real-Time Signal Processing XII, (6 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.962384
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Mehrnoosh Mary Eshaghian, University of Southern California (United States)
V. K. Prasanna Kumar, University of Southern California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1154:
Real-Time Signal Processing XII
J. P. Letellier, Editor(s)

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