On-chip photonic convolutional accelerator for image processing

Junwei Cheng, Yuhe Zhao, Yanxian Wei, Wenkai Zhang, Hailong Zhou, Dongmei Huang, Feng Li, Alex Wai, Jianji Dong*, Xinliang Zhang

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in book/report/conference proceedingConference proceedingpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)


We demonstrate an on-chip photonic convolutional accelerator, which can perform configurable optical convolution operations to achieve specific image processing. It indicates great potential for on-chip image processing in AI hardware acceleration.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 2021 Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580927
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2021
Event2021 Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2021 - Online, Hong Kong
Duration: 3 Jul 20217 Jul 2021
http://www.oecc2021.org/ (Link to conference website)
http://www.oecc2021.org/files/OECC2021%20FullProgram%200710v6.pdf (Link to conference programme)

Publication series

NameOpto-Electronics and Communications Conference, OECC


Conference2021 Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2021
Country/TerritoryHong Kong
Internet address

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Artificial Intelligence


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