Lasers, nonlinear optics and optical computers

Desmond Smith

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

Abstract

Devices whose optical properties change with light intensity have opened the path towards the optical computer. Optical switches and signals can now undertake all binary logic operations and complete optical digital circuits have been constructed. © 1985 Nature Publishing Group.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)319-324
Number of pages6
JournalNature
Volume316
Issue number6026
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1985

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