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Multichannel disk-based optical correlator
Author(s): Kevin R. Curtis; Demetri Psaltis
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Paper Abstract

Angularly multiplexed transmission holograms were recorded at multiple spots on a photopolymer coated disk. By imaging in the `along track' direction and Fourier transforming in the radial direction when recording and presenting images, disk rotation can be used to generate the 2D correlation functions between stored templates and presented images. The correlation functions for holograms multiplexed at a given spot are generated line by line and detected in parallel. A theoretical model of operation was developed and experimentally verified.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 November 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2026, Photonics for Processors, Neural Networks, and Memories, (9 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163602
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Kevin R. Curtis, California Institute of Technology and Northrop Corp. (United States)
Demetri Psaltis, California Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2026:
Photonics for Processors, Neural Networks, and Memories
Stephen T. Kowel; William J. Miceli; Joseph L. Horner; Bahram Javidi; Stephen T. Kowel; William J. Miceli, Editor(s)

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