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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 1988
  • pp: 1701–1707

Performance analysis of optical symbolic substitution

Thomas J. Cloonan  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 27, Issue 9, pp. 1701-1707 (1988)

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Symbolic substitution is being considered for use in several optical processing systems. Two fundamentally different architectures that implement symbolic substitution will be studied. A typical application (N-bit binary addition) is chosen as a benchmark for system level performance, and the strengths and weaknesses of several implementations of these two architectures are identified and compared.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 16, 1987
Published: May 1, 1988

Thomas J. Cloonan, "Performance analysis of optical symbolic substitution," Appl. Opt. 27, 1701-1707 (1988)

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