Optoelectronic associative recall using motionless-head parallel readout optical disk

P. J. Marchand, A. V. Krishnamoorthy, P. Ambs, S. C. Esener

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A motionless head 2-D parallel readout system for optical disks is presented. A design for a highperformance associative memory system using the parallel readout disk is also described. Such systemsoffer several advantages: high data rates, low retrieval times and simple implementation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)86-97
Number of pages12
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - Dec 27 1990
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Information Processing Systems and Architectures II 1990 - San Diego, United States
Duration: Jul 8 1990Jul 13 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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