Accession Number : ADD009881

Title :   Array Convolver/Correlator.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Bond,James W

Report Date : 31 Aug 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : An array convolver and/or correlator comprises first and second two-dimensional shift registers defined by N rows and M columns, corresponding columns, the first, the second, etc., of the two registers being aligned. N and M are generally in the range of 4 to 512. Data is capable of entering at least one of the left or right columns of each of the two shift registers. The data shifts downward to the bottom row in the first, upper, shift register and upward t the top row in the second, lower, shift register. A plurality of M analog multipliers each has a input from corresponding, aligned columns of each of the two registers. An analog summer has M inputs, one from each of the multipliers. The output of the summer is a correlation or convolution, depending upon which specific columns the data enters.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Arrays, *Correlators, *Registers(Circuits), *Shift registers, Electronic multipliers, Analog to digital converters, Circuit analysis, Signal processing, Chips(Electronics), Shifting, Gates(Circuits), Two dimensional, Bottom, Input

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE