, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 189-193

Real-Time Reconfigurable Interconnections for Parallel Optical Processing

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In this letter we describe the advantages of a dynamic optical interconnection system for parallel information processing applications. The system is based on a liquid crystal television which acts as a binary phase-only spatial light modulator. We describe example algorithms where reconfigurable interconnects would be useful and present results of several interconnection topologies which have been implemented.

Presented at the International Commission for Optics Topical Meeting, Kyoto, 1994.