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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 1993
  • pp: 284–286

Fiber-optic edge-enhancement network

I. Ahmed, I. Andonovic, and B. Culshaw  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 284-286 (1993)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.18.000284


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Abstract

We report on the feasibility of using an optical fiber network to perform an edge-detection operation on a given image. If implemented in a hybrid optoelectronic format, the high time–bandwidth product of optical fiber and the supporting optoelectronics can be exploited to form a powerful processing subsystem for use in image-processing tasks. The application detailed here is only intended as a proof-of-principle demonstration; similar networks can be designed for the processing of high-bandwidth signals.

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History
Original Manuscript: July 31, 1992
Published: February 15, 1993

Citation
I. Ahmed, I. Andonovic, and B. Culshaw, "Fiber-optic edge-enhancement network," Opt. Lett. 18, 284-286 (1993)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-18-4-284


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