17 April 1980 Analogies Of Optical And Digital Technology: Evolution And Motivation
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Proceedings Volume 0214, Acousto-Optic Bulk Wave Devices; (1980) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.958401
Event: Acousto-Optic Bulk Wave Devices, 1979, Monterey, United States
Abstract
Electro/acousto optic technology has been proposed for a number of advanced programs. A review of these developments and their maturity lead to the apparent conclusion that the primary application of electro/acousto optics may be in ultra-high speed matrix or Fourier multiplication. Their current use and maturity are not sufficient to compete with digital electronics in other areas. A significant amount of basic research is still required to achieve demonstrative results which lead to technology insertion.
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Bernard W. Vatz, Bernard W. Vatz, } "Analogies Of Optical And Digital Technology: Evolution And Motivation", Proc. SPIE 0214, Acousto-Optic Bulk Wave Devices, (17 April 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958401; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.958401
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