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Promises and issues in optical computing

  • Pierre Chavel
  • Jean Taboury
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 605)

Abstract

Optical computing is not yet a common reality, but optical system architectures and optoelectronic devices are progressing fast enough to make the question of optics in specialized two-dimensional processors meaningful. This communication the trhee major aspects of optical computing as seen from the viewpoint of parallel processing: optical functions, optoelectronic devices, parallel architecture approaches.

Keywords

Cellular Automaton Clock Signal Optical Function Optical Computing Instruction Code 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Chavel
    • 1
  • Jean Taboury
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut d'Optique (unité assocíée au C.N.R.S. et Ecole Supérieure d'Optique)Université de Paris-SudOrsay cedexFrance

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