1 June 1992 Binary logic operations using a beam-scanning laser diode
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Abstract
A beam-scanning binary logic (BSBL) and its implementation using a beam-scanning laser diode (BSLD) are proposed. The BSBL is categorized as spatial coding information processing, which operates with spatially coded light signals. A basic BSBL unit consists of two photodetectors, two amplifiers, a light source, and a beam scanner. A unit with three output photodetectors can execute eight types of binary two-inputs/one-output optical logic operations with small modifications: FALSE, AND, XOR, OR, NOR, XNOR, NAND, and TRUE.
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Juha Tapio Kostamovaara, Juha Tapio Kostamovaara, Kari E. Maatta, Kari E. Maatta, Markku Koskinen, Markku Koskinen, Risto A. Myllylae, Risto A. Myllylae, } "Binary logic operations using a beam-scanning laser diode", Proc. SPIE 1633, Laser Radar VII: Advanced Technology for Applications, (1 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59211; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.59211
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