An optical pipelined architecture for a multifunctional binary arithmetic unit is proposed. The approach may eliminate geometrical constraints experienced in conventional implementations, thereby facilitating direct microminiaturization. Issues addressed.
© 1988 Optical Society of America
Partha P. Banerjee and Arif Ghafoor, "Design of a pipelined optical binary processor," Appl. Opt. 27, 4766-4770 (1988)