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Lasers, nonlinear optics and optical computers

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Devices whose optical properties change with light intensity have opened the path towards the optical computer. Optical switches and signals can now undertake all binary logic operations and complete optical digital circuits have been constructed.

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Smith, S. Lasers, nonlinear optics and optical computers. Nature 316, 319–324 (1985). https://doi.org/10.1038/316319a0

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