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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 1996
  • pp: 1544–1546

Electroholographic neurons implemented on potassium lithium tantalate niobate crystals

Michal Balberg, Meir Razvag, Shimon Vidro, Eli Refaeli, and Aharon J. Agranat  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 19, pp. 1544-1546 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.001544


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Abstract

We describe a new approach for constructing large-scale artificial neural networks. The novelty of our approach is based on the concept of electroholography (EH), which permits interconnecting of electronic neurons by minute-volume holograms, using the voltage-controlled photorefractive effect in paraelectric crystals. Crystals of potassium lithium tantalate niobate (KLTN) in the paraelectric phase are shown to be suitable for implementing this concept. A small network composed of two KLTN crystals on which holographic connections are recorded is presented to demonstrate the EH approach.

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History
Original Manuscript: April 1, 1996
Published: October 1, 1996

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Michal Balberg, Meir Razvag, Shimon Vidro, Eli Refaeli, and Aharon J. Agranat, "Electroholographic neurons implemented on potassium lithium tantalate niobate crystals," Opt. Lett. 21, 1544-1546 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-19-1544


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