1 July 1990 Optoelectronic programmable hardware: a fiber optic based Johnson counter
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Proceedings Volume 1215, Digital Optical Computing II; (1990) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.18076
Event: OE/LASE '90, 1990, Los Angeles, CA, United States
A novel design for a dynamically programmable fiber optic based Johnson counter with built-in code conversion is presented. The design essentially exploits low attenuation, precise signal propagation delay, and high fan-in/fan-out factors in optical fibers. The approach is fully compatible with existing high speed digital integrated circuits. A 116 MHz version has been built that demonstrates the potential and the simplicity of fiber-optics in sequential logic processing.
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Mohammad Javaid Arshad, Mohammad Javaid Arshad, Raymond Arrathoon, Raymond Arrathoon, } "Optoelectronic programmable hardware: a fiber optic based Johnson counter", Proc. SPIE 1215, Digital Optical Computing II, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18076; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.18076


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