An optical bidirectional associative memory offering a potential of operating up to 106 neurons with 1012 interconnections is described. Except possibly for input and output all operations are optical and parallel.
© 1988 Optical Society of America
Jason M. Kinser, H. John Caulfield, and Joseph Shamir, "Design for a massive all-optical bidirectional associative memory: the big BAM," Appl. Opt. 27, 3442-3444 (1988)