22 November 1977 A Microprocessor-Based Optical/Digital Processor
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The marriage of optical and digital processing techniques into hybrid optical/digital systems is a powerful and practical system architecture. It allows one to retain the high-speed and parallel processing features of an optical processor while achieving the control, flexibility, and data analysis advantages of digital technology. In this paper, we describe our new microprocessor-based optical/digital interface, its performance specifications, operations achievable, and present several examples of this new system.
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David Casasent, David Casasent, John Hackwelder, John Hackwelder, Patrick DiLeonardo, Patrick DiLeonardo, } "A Microprocessor-Based Optical/Digital Processor", Proc. SPIE 0117, Data Extraction and Classification from Film, (22 November 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955653; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.955653
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