Information Processing, Optical
Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
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Encyclopedia of Applied Physics
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Javidi, B. and Horner, J. L. 2005. Information Processing, Optical. Encyclopedia of Applied Physics. .
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
This article presents a brief review of the fundamentals of optical information processing. We discuss optical information processing techniques, materials and devices for optical processing, optical pattern recognition, optical security, optical neural computing, and optical memory. Optical image processing algorithms and architectures as well as basic hardware concepts such as the fundamentals of optical spatial light modulators are reviewed.
- optical information processing;
- optical imaging;
- optical pattern recognition;
- optical security;
- optical spatial light modulators;
- optical neural computing;
- optical memory