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Record 63 of 25383
Optical Addressing And Clocking Of RAM's
Author and Affiliation:
Johnston, Alan R.(Caltech)
Nixon, Robert H.(Caltech)
Bergman, Larry A.(Caltech)
Esener, Sadik(University of California)
Abstract: Proposed random-access-memory (RAM) addressing system, in which memory linked optically to read/write logic circuits, greatly increases computer operating speed. System - comprises addressing circuits including numerous lasers as signal sources, numerous optical gates including optical detectors associated with memory cells, and holographic element to direct light signals to desired memory-cell locations - applied to high-capacity digital systems, supercomputers, and complex microcircuits.
Publication Date: May 01, 1989
Document ID:
19890000217
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 89B10217
Subject Category: ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
Report/Patent Number: NPO-16981
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs; p. P. 32; (ISSN 0145-319X); 13; 5
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech.; Pasadena, CA, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: ADDRESSING; HOLOGRAPHY; RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: Additional information available through: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV 26003, (Tel: 1-800-678-6882).
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