Photonic Switching and Optical Computing Based on Free-Space Digital Optics
Contribution to Book
Digital Optical Computing II
This paper reviews the optical hardware required for photonic switching and optical computing systems that are based on free-space digital optics. It includes a comparison of the devices, interconnects, and systems that have been proposed for both types of systems.
H. S. Hinton, "Photonic Switching and Optical Computing Based on Free-Space Digital Optics," Digital Optical Computing II, Ed. R. Arrathoon, SPIE, Vol. 1215, pp. 132-142. 1990.