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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 11 — Apr. 10, 1992
  • pp: 1769–1773

Real-time parallel optical logic operation using photorefractive two-wave mixing and fringe-shifting techniques

Haiying Xu, Yang Yuan, Kebin Xu, and Yueguang Lu  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 11, pp. 1769-1773 (1992)

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The coupling effect between phase and intensity in photorefractive two-wave mixing in a Bi12SiO20 crystal is demonstrated. By using interference fringe-shifting techniques that are executed by a Mach–Zehnder interferometer, an optical parallel logic operation system that is based on the coupling effect is implemented.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 11, 1991
Published: April 10, 1992

Haiying Xu, Yang Yuan, Kebin Xu, and Yueguang Lu, "Real-time parallel optical logic operation using photorefractive two-wave mixing and fringe-shifting techniques," Appl. Opt. 31, 1769-1773 (1992)

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