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Optical computing

proceedings of the international conference, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, 22-25 August 1994

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Published by Institute of Physics Pub. in Bristol, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Optical data processing -- Congresses.,
  • Integrated optics -- Congresses.,
  • Optoelectronics -- Congresses.,
  • Switching circuits -- Congresses.,
  • Neural networks (Computer science) -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by B.S. Wherret and P. Chavel.
    SeriesInstitute of Physics conference series ;, no. 139
    ContributionsWherrett, Brian S., Chavel, P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA1630 .O634 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 660 p. :
    Number of Pages660
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1274639M
    ISBN 100750301260
    LC Control Number95006175

    Aug 17,  · 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. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

    The Optical Computing Revolution. Created out of Cambridge University with the mission to solve the fundamental limitations of conventional computing. We are developing Optical AI chips which will provide previously unseen levels of processing whilst consuming a fraction of the power of electronic processors. Apr 05,  · For decades, optical computing was the only way we could process data from synthetic aperture radar. In the ’s and ‘70’s optical signal processing dominated large scale analog computing. In the 80’s, optical computing turned to digital systems.

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@article{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.

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Optical Vs. Electrical Switches Change the direction of propagation for the transmitted wave. Allow information to be used in other parts of the computer. Non-linear optical properties of materials are used to redirect the propagation of one light using another control light.

Made out of semiconductors. Change direction of binary code through. Jun 16,  · MIT researchers’ new silicon photonic-crystal design, which enables photon-photon interactions at room temperature, could point the way toward all-optical quantum computing.

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