A Nano-Optics Vector Matrix Multiplier for Implementing State Machines

  • Eyal Cohen
  • Shlomi Dolev
  • Michael Rosenblit
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7715)


We present a design concept for a nano optical architecture for a finite state machine. The architecture uses the Vector-Matrix-Multiplier as the basic device used to perform calculations. We provide schematics of such a device. These devices may in turn provide the building blocks for optically controlled devices.


State Machine Input Vector Output Vector Finite State Machine Ring Resonator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eyal Cohen
    • 1
  • Shlomi Dolev
    • 1
  • Michael Rosenblit
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceBen Gurion University of the NegevIsrael
  2. 2.Ilze Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science & TechnologyBen Gurion University of the NegevIsrael

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