Abstract

There has been difficulty in achieving a fully parallel, digital optical adder or multiplier. The primary obstacle is the carry operation inherent in any fixed-radix number system. The concepts of residue number representation and symbolic substitution can be combined to produce a parallel optical arithmetic/logic unit.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

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