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Optalysys are developing Fourier-optical chips which will provide previously unseen levels of processing speed whilst consuming a fraction of the power of electronic processors.
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Optalysys: What we do (And why we do it)
Optalysys: What we do (And why we do it)
Since the early days of the silicon revolution, the course of processor development has followed a spectacular yet predictable arc. This …
Optalysys
Jan 6, 2021
Fully Homomorphic Encryption and the Game of Life
Fully Homomorphic Encryption and the Game of Life
Concrete Boolean for efficient FHE meets optical computing
Optalysys
Oct 20, 2021
Fourier-optical computing: Acceleration squared
Fourier-optical computing: Acceleration squared
Optical computing is fast, but the way we conventionally think about faster computing can miss the greater point.
Optalysys
May 28, 2021
FHE and machine learning: A student perspective with examples
FHE and machine learning: A student perspective with examples
With Peter Li, Florent Michel and Joseph Wilson
Optalysys
Nov 18, 2022
FHE, data sharing and confidentiality
FHE, data sharing and confidentiality
The value of data is well recognised, but what does it look like to actually realise this value? Data is often bought and sold in such a…
Optalysys
Nov 14, 2022
Optalysys: What we’ve done (And why we did it)
Optalysys: What we’ve done (And why we did it)
When we launched this blog in early 2021, we opened with a description of our technology and our reasons for pursuing this kind of optical…
Optalysys
Oct 10, 2022
Max, min, and sort functions using Programmable Bootstrapping in Concrete FHE
Max, min, and sort functions using Programmable Bootstrapping in Concrete FHE
With Florent Michel, Joseph Wilson and Edward Cottle.
Optalysys
Mar 24, 2022
Logistic Regression on Encrypted Data
Logistic Regression on Encrypted Data
With Florent Michel and Joseph Wilson
Edward Cottle
Dec 20, 2021
Encrypted search using fully homomorphic encryption
Encrypted search using fully homomorphic encryption
With Florent Michel, Joseph Wilson and Edward Cottle
Optalysys
Nov 3, 2021
Attention: Fourier Transforms. A giant leap in transformer efficiency.
Attention: Fourier Transforms. A giant leap in transformer efficiency.
With Joseph Wilson
Edward Cottle
Oct 15, 2021
Semantic segmentation using an optical computer
Semantic segmentation using an optical computer
With Edward Cottle
adh1s
Sep 17, 2021
Accelerating Convolution Vision Transformers
Accelerating Convolution Vision Transformers
With Florent Michel and Adhi Saravanan.
Edward Cottle
Aug 31, 2021
Higher numerical precision for optical Fourier transforms
Higher numerical precision for optical Fourier transforms
We’ve described before how our optical computing system has some inherent advantages over electronic methods when it comes to executing the…
Optalysys
Aug 23, 2021
AI super resolution using an optical computer
AI super resolution using an optical computer
In this article we will discuss super resolution, an AI technique that uses deep neural networks to increase the resolution of images and…
Edward Cottle
Jun 30, 2021
Optical computing for predicting vortex formation
Optical computing for predicting vortex formation
with Edward Cottle and Joseph Wilson
Florent Michel
Jun 7, 2021
The Optical Fourier Engine: A Fourier transform accelerator in arbitrary number of dimensions
The Optical Fourier Engine: A Fourier transform accelerator in arbitrary number of dimensions
We show that the optical Fourier core can be used to compute Fourier transforms in any dimension
Florent Michel
Apr 9, 2021
Neurosymbolic AI: Combining Logic Tensor Networks and Computer Vision
Neurosymbolic AI: Combining Logic Tensor Networks and Computer Vision
In our previous article on self-driving vehicles, we explored some of the nuances of the two most common algorithmic approaches…
Edward Cottle
Mar 22, 2021
Self-driving vehicles and Fourier-optical computing: A way forward?
Self-driving vehicles and Fourier-optical computing: A way forward?
Over the past half year at Optalysys, we’ve tested the prototype of our novel Fourier-optical processor technology in a broad range of…
Optalysys
Mar 5, 2021
Simulating wave propagation with the optical Fourier Engine
Simulating wave propagation with the optical Fourier Engine
We show that the Optalysys Fourier engine can accurately simulate wave propagation, including dispersive and dissipative effects
Florent Michel
Mar 4, 2021
Deep learning and fluid dynamics: Solving the Navier-Stokes equations with an optical neural…
Deep learning and fluid dynamics: Solving the Navier-Stokes equations with an optical neural…
Using optical computing and deep learning for solving the Navier-Stokes equations
Optalysys
Mar 2, 2021
Optical computing for computational fluid dynamics: An introduction to CFD
Optical computing for computational fluid dynamics: An introduction to CFD
Engineers predict the behaviour of things on a regular basis. “Will this bridge hold under load? Will it hold in high winds? Are there any…
Joseph Wilson
Feb 26, 2021
Scaling up: Using Fourier Optics for Bigger Transforms
Scaling up: Using Fourier Optics for Bigger Transforms
The Fourier transform is a phenomenally useful mathematical tool applied throughout the scientific world. Wherever nature contains a…
Optalysys
Feb 11, 2021
Optical Computing and Transformer Networks
Optical Computing and Transformer Networks
We show that optical convolutions can be used to build transformer networks, paving the way for making them more efficient using optics
Optalysys
Feb 10, 2021
Model Uncertainty in CNNs
Model Uncertainty in CNNs
Industry is becoming increasingly more reliant on computer vision, with large numbers of diverse applications for example robotic surgery…
Edward Cottle
Feb 3, 2021
Optical Computing for Cryptography: Fully Homomorphic Encryption
Optical Computing for Cryptography: Fully Homomorphic Encryption
Fourier-Optical computing has the capacity to deliver tremendous improvements in artificial intelligence, but that’s not the only field to…
Joseph Wilson
Jan 15, 2021
Optical Computing for Cryptography: Lattice-based Cryptography
Optical Computing for Cryptography: Lattice-based Cryptography
With Florent Michel
Joseph Wilson
Jan 15, 2021
Optical Computing for Post-Quantum Cryptography: Why we need PQC
Optical Computing for Post-Quantum Cryptography: Why we need PQC
These days, if you do any reading on the subject of information security, you don’t need to look very far to find a discussion of the…
Joseph Wilson
Jan 14, 2021
The MFT System Part 3: Detection
The MFT System Part 3: Detection
If you’ve been reading our previous articles in this series about the workings of our optical computing system, we’ve been…
Optalysys
Jan 14, 2021
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