1 January 2002 Legacy of optical information processing
Author Affiliations +
Optical information processing can perform a myriad of signal processing operations. It is primarily due to the complex amplitude processing capability. Optical information processors are capable of performing one- or two-dimensional operations using simple linear operators. However, it would not happen without the support of coherent property of illumination. We discuss the coherent optical complex transformation, by which information data processing can be exploited. A brief scan of Fourier and spatial domain processing, composite filtering, larger capacity photorefractive processing, optical neural computing, and others is shown.
© (2002) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)
Francis T. S. Yu, Francis T. S. Yu, } "Legacy of optical information processing," Optical Engineering 41(1), (1 January 2002). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.1428737 . Submission:


Optical inference processing techniques for scene analysis
Proceedings of SPIE (October 31 1991)
Legacy of optical information processing
Proceedings of SPIE (December 05 2001)
Optical Processing
Proceedings of SPIE (October 13 1971)
Recent advances in pattern recognition using Fourier optics
Proceedings of SPIE (October 12 1998)

Back to Top