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Representation Of Bipolar And Complex Data In The PRIMO Optical Matrix Multiplier
Author(s): Y. Owechko; E. Marom; J. Grinberg; B. H. Soffer
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Paper Abstract

The PRIMO optical processor is an analog outer product processor based on 1-D arrays of electrooptic modulators. PRIMO is capable of performing matrix-matrix multiplication, convolution, correlation, and other linear computational algorithms. In this paper we discuss techniques for representing bipolar and complex data in PRIMO using square law detectors. It is shown that by utilizing a bias and properly sequencing the data the square law detection nonlinearity can be fully compensated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 June 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0625, Optical Computing, (9 June 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.963483
Show Author Affiliations
Y. Owechko, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)
E. Marom, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)
J. Grinberg, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)
B. H. Soffer, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0625:
Optical Computing
John A. Neff, Editor(s)

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