Lightwave neuromorphic signal processing

Mable Fok, David Rosenbluth, Konstantin Kravtsov, Paul Prucnal

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Abstract

As reported by Information Week [1], the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico saw another application of supercomputers running computational intensive signal processing algorithms to model natural phenomena (albeit this case originated in a man-made disaster). Nevertheless, the use of computational intensive signal processing algorithms permeates modern society on a daily basis (as, for example, in weather forecasting or the development of new drugs), making the development of faster and better supercomputers a matter of constant interest. In this article, we discuss a technique that promises to deliver these improvements: optical computing. Specifically, we discuss how neuromorphic engineering can inspire novel optical computing devices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5563105
Pages (from-to)160+157-158
JournalIEEE Signal Processing Magazine
Volume27
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Signal Processing
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics

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