Title

Photonic Switching and Optical Computing Based on Free-Space Digital Optics

Document Type

Book Chapter

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Digital Optical Computing II

Volume

1215

Editor

R. Arrathoon

Publisher

SPIE

Publication Date

1990

First Page

132

Last Page

142

Abstract

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.

Comments

Originally published by the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) (SPIE). Chapter fulltext not available online. Proceedings of the Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, Jan. 17-19, 1990.