Compact, low power polymer-based optical correlator

D. Vacar, A. J. Heeger, B. Volodin, B. Kippelen, N. Peyghambarian

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A low cost, low power compact optical correlator is demonstrated. It operates interchangeably in the matched-filter or joint-transform configurations. The active medium is a high diffraction efficiency photorefractive host-guest polymer system. Successful image correlation has been achieved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1119-1129
Number of pages11
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 1997

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  • Instrumentation

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    Vacar, D., Heeger, A. J., Volodin, B., Kippelen, B., & Peyghambarian, N. (1997). Compact, low power polymer-based optical correlator. Review of Scientific Instruments, 68(2), 1119-1129.