optical computer

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optical computer

n.
A computer that uses holograms for compact data storage and laser beams for connections. Most optical computers use electronic components for computation.
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Even to posit an exponential relationship, we'd need an independent variable, of which ordinary and photon computer speeds are functions, in order to compare them.
The real thing I hope to get out of this is the experience - with business, with computers, with working with people,'' said Rein, founding president of Photon Computers and a 17-year-old Westlake High School junior.
Thomas, a partner in the business, said he will have to give up his share when he moves to Louisiana this summer, but he added that Photon Computers has offered him more than he could have imagined.