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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 1989
  • pp: 3843–3851

Acoustooptical matrix-vector product processor: implementation issues

Eugene P. Mosca, Richard D. Griffin, Frank P. Pursel, and John N. Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 18, pp. 3843-3851 (1989)

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An acoustooptic technique was used to design and construct a prototype of a processor capable of multiplying a 128 × 128 complex-element matrix by a 128 complex-element vector. The device was specified to execute 105 matrix–vector products per second with 8-bit resolution. The performance of each component of the prototype was evaluated, as was the impact of component performance on system performance.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: September 26, 1988
Published: September 15, 1989

Eugene P. Mosca, Richard D. Griffin, Frank P. Pursel, and John N. Lee, "Acoustooptical matrix-vector product processor: implementation issues," Appl. Opt. 28, 3843-3851 (1989)

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