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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 26, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1987
  • pp: 131–135

Spatial filtering logic based on polarization

Adolf W. Lohmann and Jutta Weigelt  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 26, Issue 1, pp. 131-135 (1987)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.26.000131


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Abstract

A spatial filtering method is presented which can perform binary logic operations for 2-D data arrays. The logic states are characterized by the state of polarization. This approach performs logic without loss of light. Laboratory experiments are described, and experimental results are shown.

© 1987 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: August 7, 1986
Published: January 1, 1987

Citation
Adolf W. Lohmann and Jutta Weigelt, "Spatial filtering logic based on polarization," Appl. Opt. 26, 131-135 (1987)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-26-1-131


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