1 July 1988 Optical Architecture For Acousto-Optic Space Integrating Correlator
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An architecture for a real-time signal correlation based on optical joint transform correlation is proposed. Two parallel on-plane acousto-optic (AO) cells and square-law converter are employed to produce cross correlation of two electrical signals. Arrangement of the two AO cells on the same plane permits this architecture to be implemented in a compact form. The proposed architecture has a capability of performing parallel multiple cross correlations by addition of AO cells on the input plane. The theoretical analysis and preliminary experimental results are presented.
Francis T.S. Yu, Francis T.S. Yu, Toshio Nagata, Toshio Nagata, } "Optical Architecture For Acousto-Optic Space Integrating Correlator," Optical Engineering 27(7), 277507 (1 July 1988). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.7976714 . Submission:

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