Optical components for digital optical circuits

Brian S. Wherrett, S. Desmond Smith, F. A P Tooley, Andrew C. Walker

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The present status of all-optical computing for digital logic and information processing is reviewed briefly. Computing architectures that take advantage of the parellelism and interconnect freedom that optics offers are addressed. In particular demonstrator circuits employing optically bistable components are described. © 1988.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-259
Number of pages7
JournalFuture Generation Computer Systems
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1987


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