We report construction and successful operation of a ripple carry full adder with an architecture based on symbolic substitution logic. The principal piece of hardware is a microchannel spatial light modulator. Examples of its operation are given for addition of 4-bit numbers.
© 1989 Optical Society of America
Thomas M. Merklein, Wilhelm Stork, and Hiroyoshi Yajima, "Optical full adder," Appl. Opt. 28, 4313-4315 (1989)