Optical Memory and Neural Networks

, 20:2

Free-space interconnect for optical switch and analogue neural network

Authors

    • Department of EngineeringUniversity of Cambridge
  • F. Zhang
    • Department of EngineeringUniversity of Cambridge
Article

DOI: 10.3103/S1060992X11010061

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Collings, N. & Zhang, F. Opt. Mem. Neural Networks (2011) 20: 2. doi:10.3103/S1060992X11010061
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Abstract

In this paper, the architecture of a vector-matrix multiplier (MVM) is simulated. The optical design can be made compact by the use of GRIN lenses for the optical fan-in. The intended application area was in storage area networks (SANs) but the concept can be applied to a neural network.

Keywords

Free-space optical switchstorage area networkoptical neural network
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