Planar optical implementations of binary adders are developed using a three-port nonlinear interface device as the single computing primitive. The device is bit-conserving and both optically and logically reversible.
© 1987 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 30, 1986
Manuscript Accepted: March 25, 1987
Published: July 1, 1987
Robert Cuykendall and David R. Andersen, "Reversible optical computing circuits," Opt. Lett. 12, 542-544 (1987)