Recent progress in semiconductor excitable lasers for photonic spike processing

  title={Recent progress in semiconductor excitable lasers for photonic spike processing},
  author={Paul R. Prucnal and Bhavin J. Shastri and Thomas Ferreira de Lima and Mitchell A. Nahmias and Alexander N. Tait},
  journal={Advances in Optics and Photonics},
Recently, there has been tremendous interest in excitable optoelectronic devices and in particular excitable semiconductor lasers that could potentially enable unconventional processing approaches beyond conventional binary-logic-based approaches. In parallel, there has been renewed investigation of non-von Neumann architectures driven in part by incipient limitations in aspects of Moore’s law. These neuromorphic architectures attempt to decentralize processing by interweaving interconnection… 
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