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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 1989
  • pp: 162–164

Continuous-time optical neural network associative memory

L.-S. Lee, H. M. Stoll, and M. C. Tackitt  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 14, Issue 3, pp. 162-164 (1989)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.14.000162


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Abstract

A continuous-time optical neural network capable of executing a broad class of energy-minimizing neural net algorithms has been built. The network is a ring resonator comprising a saturable, two-beam amplifier that acts as an optical neuron array, two volume holograms that provide global network interconnectivity, and a linear, two-beam amplifier that provides sufficient gain to permit network oscillation. The network has been used as an associative memory to store and recall multiple, nonorthogonal visual images.

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History
Original Manuscript: August 9, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: November 15, 1988
Published: January 15, 1989

Citation
L.-S. Lee, H. M. Stoll, and M. C. Tackitt, "Continuous-time optical neural network associative memory," Opt. Lett. 14, 162-164 (1989)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-14-3-162


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