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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 1988
  • pp: 3422–3428

Photorefractive dynamic optical interconnects

Shimon Weiss, Mordechai Segev, Shmuel Sternklar, and Baruch Fischer  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 27, Issue 16, pp. 3422-3428 (1988)

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We present and demonstrate a set of dynamic optical interconnects which are based on the double phase conjugate mirror with photorefractive wave mixing. These devices are bidirectional, self-adjusting, and controllable in real time. Uses in various interconnection modes are given.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: November 3, 1987
Published: August 15, 1988

Shimon Weiss, Mordechai Segev, Shmuel Sternklar, and Baruch Fischer, "Photorefractive dynamic optical interconnects," Appl. Opt. 27, 3422-3428 (1988)

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