Optical Signal Processing

Optical Signal Processing

1st Edition - January 1, 1987

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  • Editor: Joseph Horner
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323145220

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Optical Signal Processing is a collection of synopses of the works of many experts in the different fields of optical signal processing. The book also includes systems or algorithms that have been successfully tried and used. The monograph is divided into seven parts. Part I discusses color image processing and white-light Fourier transformations, while Part II covers topics related to pattern recognition such as optical feature extraction and unconventional correlators. Part III deals with temporal signal processing and its related optical architectures, acoustooptic synthetic aperture radar processors, and acoustooptic signal processors. Part IV tackles nonlinear optical processors and waveguide devices. Part V discusses optical and tomographic transformation. Part VI deals with optical numeric processing, optical linear algebra processors, and related algorithm and software. Part VII talks about devices and components and their applications such as fiber-optic delay-line signal processors and spatial light modulators. The text is recommended for engineers and scientists in the field of optical signal processing, especially those who would like to know more of its advancements.

Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors


    I. White-Light Processors

    1.1 Color Image Processing

    I. Introduction

    II. White-Light Optical Processing

    III. Source Encoding and Image Sampling

    IV. Color Image Processing

    V. Concluding Remarks


    1.2 White-Light Fourier Transformations

    I. Introduction

    II. Linear System Formalism

    III. Achromatic Fourier Transform Systems

    IV. Design of an Achromatic Fourier Processor

    V. Summary


    II. Pattern Recognition

    2.1 Optical Feature Extraction

    I. Introduction

    II. Optical Feature Extraction

    III. Fourier-Transform Feature Space and Unique Sampling

    IV. Hough-Transform Feature Space

    V. Space-Variant Feature Space and Optical Feature Extraction

    VI. Chord-Distribution Feature Space and Parameter Estimation

    VII. Moment Feature Space and Unique Properties

    VIII. Summary and Conclusion


    2.2 Unconventional Correlators

    I. Introduction

    II. Definitions and Theorems

    III. Optical Correlation Systems

    IV. Summary and Outlook


    2.3 Optical Implementation of Associative Memory Based on Models of Neural Networks

    I. Introduction

    II. Linear Systems as Association Memories

    III. Optoelectronic Implementation of One-Dimensional Neural Nets

    IV. Optoelectronic Implementation of Two-Dimensional Neural Nets

    V. Holographic Associative Memories

    VI. Conclusion


    III. Temporal Signal Processing

    3.1 Optical Architectures for Temporal Signal Processing

    I. Introduction

    II. Basic Operations

    III. Spectrum Analysis of Continuous Functions

    IV. Time-Frequency Analysis

    V. Discrete Operations

    VI. Summary


    3.2 Acoustooptic Synthetic Aperture Radar Processors

    I. Introduction

    II. Synthetic Aperture Radar

    III. Acoustooptic Processor

    IV. Programmable Architecture

    V. Conclusions


    3.3 Acoustooptic Signal Processors

    I. Introduction

    II. Acoustooptic Processor Components

    III. Power Spectrum Analyzers

    IV. Interferometric Spectrum Analyzer

    V. Correlators

    VI. Summary


    IV. Nonlinear Optical Processors

    4.1 Nonlinear Optical Waveguide Devices

    I. Introduction

    II. Scalar Wave Equation for Mode Analysis

    III. Perturbational Formula for Change of Dielectric Tensor

    IV. Coherent Coupling between Modes in a Nonlinear Optical Waveguide

    V. All-Optical Interferometer

    VI. Nonlinear Waveguide Coupler

    VII. Nonlinear Waveguide Materials, Devices, and Design Considerations


    V. Transformations

    5.1 Optical Transformations

    I. Introduction

    II. Geometric Transformations

    III. Transdimensional Transformations

    IV. Linear Shift-Variant Transformations

    V. Nonlinear Transformations

    VI. Conclusions


    5.2 Tomographic Transformations in Optical Signal Processing

    I. Introduction and Definitions

    II. Applications

    III. Summary and Conclusions


    VI. Optical Numerical Processing

    6.1 Optical Linear Algebra Processors

    II. Generic OLAP Architecture and Its Component Evaluation

    III. Basic OLAP Architectures

    IV. Iterative Algorithm for Solving Linear Algebraic Equations

    V. Optical Matrix Decomposition Techniques

    VI. Error Sources and Modeling

    VII. Number Representation

    VIII. Two System Case Studies

    IX. Applications

    X. Summary and Discussion


    6.2 Algorithms and Software

    I. Perspectives

    II. Linear Analog Processor Algorithms

    III. Nonlinear Mathematics

    IV. Hybrid Processors

    V. Digital Processors

    VI. General-Purpose Optical Computers

    VII. Fault Tolerance

    VIII. Partitioning

    IX. Conclusion


    VII. Devices and Components with Applications

    7.1 Fiber-Optic Delay-Line Signal Processors

    I. Introduction

    II. Optical Fiber Characteristics

    III. Fiber-Optic Delay-Line Processors

    IV. Coherent Fiber-Optic Delay-Line Signal Processing

    V. Applications

    VI. Summary and Future Directions


    7.2 Spatial Light Modulators: Applications and Functional Capabilities

    I. Introduction

    II. Basic SLM Structures

    III. SLM Applications

    IV. Architectural Considerations of Optical Processors

    V. Fundamental Operations Performed by SLMs

    VI. Performance Limitations of Electrooptic SLMs

    VII. Specific SLM Structures

    VIII. Concluding Remarks


    7.3 Optical Feedback Processing

    I. Introduction

    II. Background

    III. Devices for Optical Feedback

    IV. Applications of Optical Feedback

    V. Conclusion



Product details

  • No. of pages: 584
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1987
  • Published: January 1, 1987
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323145220

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Joseph Horner

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