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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 1987
  • pp: 138–140

Optical matrix–vector multiplication through four-wave mixing in photorefractive media

Pochi Yeh and Arthur E. T. Chiou  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp. 138-140 (1987)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.12.000138


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Abstract

We propose and describe a new method of optical matrix–vector multiplication by using four-wave mixing in photorefractive media. Using a BaTiO3 crystal, we have demonstrated such a parallel multiplication. The results are presented and discussed.

© 1987 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: September 3, 1986
Manuscript Accepted: October 30, 1986
Published: February 1, 1987

Citation
Pochi Yeh and Arthur E. T. Chiou, "Optical matrix–vector multiplication through four-wave mixing in photorefractive media," Opt. Lett. 12, 138-140 (1987)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-12-2-138


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