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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2002
  • pp: 1818–1820

Mathematical morphology operations with a comparator array processor

Ryszard Buczynski, Tomasz Szoplik, Mohammad R. Taghizadeh, Irina P. Veretennicoff, and Hugo Thienpont  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 20, pp. 1818-1820 (2002)

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We present a demonstrator photonic system for mathematical morphology image processing. Optically interconnected arrays of differential pairs of optoelectronic transceivers realize morphological erosion and dilation in an 8×8 pixel size image.

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OCIS Codes
(070.4560) Fourier optics and signal processing : Data processing by optical means
(200.2610) Optics in computing : Free-space digital optics
(200.4690) Optics in computing : Morphological transformations
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings

Ryszard Buczynski, Tomasz Szoplik, Mohammad R. Taghizadeh, Irina P. Veretennicoff, and Hugo Thienpont, "Mathematical morphology operations with a comparator array processor," Opt. Lett. 27, 1818-1820 (2002)

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