Digital optical computing

proceedings of a conference held 15-16 January 1990, Los Angeles, California
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SPIE Optical Engineering Press , Bellingham, Wash., USA
Optical data processing -- Congresses., Computers, Optical -- Congresses., Computer architecture -- Congre
StatementRavindra A. Athale, editor ; sponsored by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ; cosponsored by Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Rome Air Development Center/Photonics Laboratory.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesCritical reviews of optical science and technology -- v. CR35., Critical reviews of optical science and technology -- v. CR35.
ContributionsAthale, Ravindra A., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA1630 .D52 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 329 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18666467M
ISBN 100819402745, 0819402559
LC Control Number90060153

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From the Publisher. A source on the rapidly changing field of optical computing. Readers are taken through the relevant concepts of classical and Fourier optics, digital logic and digital image processing.

In addition to exploration of the basic principles, it applies the characteristics of both all-optical and electro-optic devices/systems to Cited by: Digital Optical Computing: Proceedings of a Conf Held Jan. Los Angeles, Ca (Critical Reviews of Optical Science and Technology) New ed.

Edition. : Hardcover. Optical Computing provides the first in-depth review of the possibilities and limitations of optical data processing.

It focuses on applications and connections to computer science rather than optical devices or phenomena, covering all the main topics and choices involved in this wide and exciting field that is only now reaching by: The text gave me an excellent foundation of how to realize AND,OR,NOT,XOR,XNOR,NOR digital-logic gates -- as optical gates; as well as all-optic CNOT gates -- which are fundamental to optical computing.

My book had an copyright, which I found fascinating.5/5(1). Optical Processing and Computing is a collection of research from the USA, Canada, Russia, and Poland Digital optical computing book the developments in the fields of digital optical computing and analog optical processing.

This book is organized into 15 chapters and begins with an overview of the hierarchy of interconnect problems. Some chapters deal with the fundamental limitations and capabilities of optics in relation to interconnections, switching, computing.

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSE, volume ) Digital optical computing architectures are surveyed, from the use of optics within electronic machines to potential all-optical systems. Many of the schemes that have been implemented optically are described, including brief comments on the Digital optical computing book logic devices that they : B.

Wherrett. Outside of such a material light beams are well suited to carry out the communication jobs of computing, especially for highly parallel computing. The fundamentals of optical computing will be explained, a laboratory experiment will be described, and it will be discussed how integrated optics might contribute to digital optical by: 1.

Optical Computing Hardware provides information pertinent to the advances in the development of optical computing hardware. This book discusses the two application areas, namely, high-performance computing and high-throughput photonic switching.

Abstract: This paper concerns binary digital computing systems in which the information-carrying medium consists entirely or primarily of photons. The paper begins with a review of analog, discrete, and binary methods of representing information in a computer, followed by a survey of many techniques for implementing binary combinatorial and sequential logic functions with individual optical Digital optical computing book by: Optical computing: digital and symbolic.

[Raymond Arrathoon;] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Arrathoon. Find more information about: architectures, and algorithms particularly well suited to both digital and symbolic optical computing and provides illustrations, tables, and display equations to clarif: Series Title: Optical.

A source on the rapidly changing field of optical computing. Readers are taken through the relevant concepts of classical and Fourier optics, digital logic and digital image processing.

In addition to exploration of the basic principles, it applies the characteristics of both all-optical and electro-optic devices/systems to the solution of optical computing.5/5(1). The status of digital optical computing lags well behind that of its electronic counterpart.

It is basically still in a research stage. Significant advances in the development of large arrays of high-density, high-speed optical gates will be required to make optical computing a viable alternative to electronic computing.

This book presents a valuable new methodology for simplifying the design of digital circuits for systems that use optics as an interconnection medium. Optical computing can have significant advantages over electronic computing in terms of system speed, but only if the digital design exploits regularity.

All Optical Switches Analog Gimbal-Mirror Switch Direct light into higher number of ports without much loss of information No need to waste time converting from optical to digital.

Problems include; tightly packed mirrors, mirror-control algorithm, fiber File Size: 2MB. Chapter I: Architectural Considerations for Optical Computing and Photonic Switching 1.

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High-Performance Processing Systems of the Future 2. A Model for System-Level Packaging 3. Fundamentals of Free-Space Digital Optics 4. A System Example 5. Conclusion References Chapter 2: Self-Electro-Optic Effect Devices for Optical Information Processing Edition: 1. Readers are taken through the relevant concepts of classical and Fourier optics, digital logic and digital image processing.

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In addition to exploration of the basic principles, it applies the characteristics of both all-optical and electro-optic devices/systems to the solution of optical computing. The term optical computing can refer to many different types of technologies. Basically, it refers to computers that use light, rather than electricity, to perform many of its tasks.

Optical Computing provides the first in-depth review of the possibilities and limitations of optical data processing. It focuses on applications and connections to computer science rather than optical devices or phenomena, covering all the main topics and choices involved in this wide and exciting field that is only now reaching maturity.

Digital-optical computing is described in chapter 8 while optical neural networks and their architectures, designs, and models are thoroughly covered in chapter 9. Examples and experimental results are included throughout the book to emphasize the concepts. Organic Materials for Photonics Science and Technology Select Digital Optical Computing.

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Karl-Heinz Brenner This book introduces in a comprehensive and tutorial way the necessary concepts and relevant references which will help the reader to grasp the fundamental concepts of. [13] discuss classical digital optical computing and explore how information encoding encoded for long-distance transmission affects the potential.

Thus an Optical Computer, apart from being faster, can also be smaller. Figure 2 below shows an 8 bit or Bit-Serial Optical Computer.

Fig. 2 – Bit-Serial Optical Computer. Main Optical Components in Optical Computer. The main Optical components required for computing in an Optical Computer are: VCSEL (Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Micro Laser).

The concept of optical computing is reintroduced with an important new twist — optical computing not as a digital machine, but as an analog engine able to serve as a hardware accelerator for Cited by: Optical computing is a very interesting year old field of research.

This paper gives a brief historical review of the life of optical computing from the early days until today. Optical computing generated a lot of enthusiasm in the sixties with major breakthroughs opening a large number of perspectives. The period between and could be called the golden age Cited by: Symbolic substitution logic is based on optical pattern transformations.

This space-invariant mechanism is shown to be capable of supporting space-variant operations. An optical implementation is proposed. It is based on splitting an image, shifting the split images, superimposing the results, regenerating the superimposed image with an optical logic array.

Optical or photonic computing uses photons produced by lasers or diodes for computation. For decades, photons have promised to allow a higher bandwidth than the electrons used in conventional computers.

Most research projects focus on replacing current computer components with optical equivalents, resulting in an optical digital computer system processing binary data. Donald Frazier monitors a blue laser light used with electro-optical materials "Entirely optical computers are still some time in the future," says Dr.

Frazier, "but electro-optical hybrids have been possible sincewhen it was learned that photons can respond to electrons through media such as lithium niobate. Optical computing has been an active topic of research for over seven decades, although solutions have been elusive.

This special issue explores recent advances in all-optical information processing, including digital and analog, classical and quantum, and those based on Turing, neuromorphic, and metaphoric models of computation. In computer science, a digital electronic computer is a computer machine which is both an electronic computer and a digital es of a digital electronic computers include the IBM PC, the Apple Macintosh as well as modern computers that were both digital and electronic appeared, they displaced almost all other kinds of computers, but.

Digital Optical Computing With Symbolic Substitution Brenner, Karl-Heinz; Abstract. Symbolic substitution is a spatial logic which is adapted well to optical processing. Unlike Boolean logic it also includes spatial information in the coding.

It requires only regular interconnections and nonlinear devices with limited by: 3.International Trends in Optics provides a broad view of work in the field of optics throughout the world. Topics range from quantum optoelectronics for optical processing to optics in telecommunications, along with microoptics, optical memories, and fiber-optic signal [email protected]{osti_, title = {Optical computing}, author = {Feitelson, D.G.}, abstractNote = {The author reviews special purpose optical processing systems involved in such areas as pattern recognition, image processing, and matrix operations.

He then discusses attempts to realize such digital hardware as logic gates by optical means. These devices are expected to .