The Stored Program Optical Computer Project
And Free-Space Optoelectronic Processor
References in the Published Literature

Vincent P. Heuring

Professor Emeritus

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Colorado - Boulder

Campus Box 425

Boulder CO 80309-0425

Theory

Irvin R. Jones Jr., Vincent P. Heuring. "Simulating Free-Space Optical Computing Architectures," Applied Optics, 6127-6135, 37 #26, 1998.

Lianhua Ji and Vincent P. Heuring, "The Impact of Gate Fanin and Fanout Limits on Optoelectronic Digital Circuits," Applied Optics, 3927-3940, 36 #17, 1997.

Vincent P. Heuring, Lian H. Ji, R. J. Feuerstein and V. N. Morozov, "Toward a free-space optoelectronic computer: a 300 MHz optoelectronic counter using holographic interconnects, Applied Optics, 33, #32, 7579-7587, Nov., 1994.


J. P. Pratt and V. P. Heuring, "Delay Synchronization in Time-of-Flight Optical Systems," Applied Optics, 31, #14, 2430-2437, 1992.


J. P. Pratt and V. P. Heuring, "Designing Digital Optical Computing Systems: Power Distribution and Crosstalk," Applied Optics, 31, #23, 4657-4661, 1992.


D. B. Sarrazin, H. F. Jordan and V. P. Heuring, "Fiber-Optic Delay Line Memory," Applied Optics 29(5): 627-637, 1990.


H. F. Jordan and V. P. Heuring, "Time-Multiplexed Optical Computers," Supercomputing '91, IEEE Computer Society Press, 370-378, Nov. 1991.

 

Design and Architecture

V. P. Heuring, H. F. Jordan and J. P. Pratt, "A Bit Serial Architecture for Optical Computing," Applied Optics. 31, #17, 3213-3224, 1992.

Vincent P. Heuring and Valentin N. Morozov, "An Optically Controlled Digital Optical Matrix Processor, Proc. Soc. Photo-Instr. Eng, Photonic Neural Networks, 1773, 201-207, 1992.


V. P. Heuring, "Systems Considerations in the Implementation of a Bit Serial Optical Computer," Optical Engineering, 30(12), 1931-1935, 1991.


J. P. Pratt and V. P. Heuring, "Designing Continuous Dataflow Optical Computing Systems I. Synchronization," 1990 Annual Meeting Technical Digest, 1990, Optical Society of America.


V. P. Heuring, H. F. Jordan and J. P. Pratt, "Bit Serial Optical Computer Design," Proc. Soc. Photo-Instr. Eng., 963, 346-353, 1988.

Implementation

Harry F. Jordan, Vincent P. Heuring, Robert F. Feuerstein, "Optoelectronic time-of-flight design and the demonstration of an all-optical stored program digital computer," Proc IEEE, 82, #11, 1678-1688, Nov. 1994.


Todd Main, Robert J. Feuerstein, Harry F. Jordan, Vincent P. Heuring, John Feehrer, Carl Love, "Implementation of a general purpose stored program digital optical computer," Applied Optics, 33, #8, 1619-1628, 1994.


T. J. Soukup, R. J. Feuerstein and V. P. Heuring, "Implementation of a fiber optic delay line memory," Applied Optics 31 #17, 3233-3240, 1992.


R. J. Feuerstein, T. Soukup and V. P. Heuring, "100 MHz Optical Counter using Directional Coupler Switches," Optics Letters, 16, #20, 1599-1601, 1991.


A. F. Benner, H. F. Jordan and V. P. Heuring, "Digital Optical Computer with Optically Switched Directional Couplers," Optical Engineering, 30#12, 1936-1941, 1991.


A. F. Benner, J. Bowman, T. Erkkila, R. J. Feuerstein, V. P. Heuring, H. F. Jordan, J. Sauer and T. Soukup, "Digital Optical Counter using Directional Coupler Switches," Applied Optics, 30 #29, 4179-4189, 1991.


T. J. Soukup and V. P. Heuring, "Implementation of a Fiber Optic Delay Line Memory," Optical Computing 1991, 6, 112-115, 1991.


V. P. Heuring. "Implementation of a Bit Serial Optical Computer," Proc. Soc.
Photo-Instr. Eng
, 1215, 322-329, 1990.


A. F. Benner, H. F. Jordan and V. P. Heuring, "Optically Switched Lithium Niobate Directional Couplers for Digital Optical Computing," Proc. Soc. Photo-Instr. Eng, 1215, 343-352, 1990.


Articles about the Stored Program Optical Computer in the Science Press

"The Top 50 Science Stories of 1993," Discover Magazine, Pp. 95-96, January, 1994.


"Computing at the speed of light," M. Mitchell Waldrip, Science, 259, 456, 1993.


"Lighting up logic," Robert W. Keyes, Nature, 362, 289, 290, 1993.


"Light Motif," W. Wayt Gibbs, Scientific American, 268, #4, 116-117, April 1993.

 

Articles about the Stored Program Optical Computer in the Popular Press

"Quick calculations,: will the speed of light do?" The London Times, Pg. 25, Aug. 13, 1993.


"Light-hearted," The Economist of London, Pg. 86, February 27, 1993.

Other

Maurce Wilkes visits the Optical Computer