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Technologies for free-space digital-optical systems demonstrators
Author(s): Stanley D. Smith; Andrew C. Walker
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Paper Abstract

Optical and optoelectronic technologies have progressed sufficiently for the emergence of experimental demonstration of simple digital optical processors. For a significant contribution to the development of photonic switching and computation, a sufficiently complete set of components and sub-systems must be put alongside suitable architectures and algorithms. We review these connected factors and also report new results in power sources, modulators, and interconnections.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 June 1993
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1807, Photonic Switching, (28 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147912
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Stanley D. Smith, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Andrew C. Walker, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1807:
Photonic Switching
Andrey M. Goncharenko; Fedor V. Karpushko; George V. Sinitsyn; Sergey P. Apanasevich, Editor(s)

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