optical computer


noun

an experimental computer that uses photons rather than electrical impulses to process data a thousand times faster than with conventional integrated circuits.

Nearby words

  1. optical bench,
  2. optical binary,
  3. optical center,
  4. optical character reader,
  5. optical character recognition,
  6. optical crown,
  7. optical density,
  8. optical disc,
  9. optical disk,
  10. optical double star

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