All-Optical Recognition of Terabit-per-Second Bit Patterns

  • K. M. Mahoney
  • M. C. Nuss
  • R. L. Morrison
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 62)


We demonstrate all-optical recognition of terabit-per-second bit patterns. An input bit pattern is compared to multiple patterns stored in a computer-generated hologram, and the correlation output occurs into different spatial locations depending on the input bit pattern.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. M. Mahoney
    • 1
  • M. C. Nuss
    • 2
  • R. L. Morrison
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Electrical EngineeringPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  2. 2.Bell LabsLucent TechnologiesHolmdelUSA

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