1. Mihai Oltean, An optical solution for the set splitting problem, Acta Univ. Sapientiae, Informatica Vol. 9, Issue 2, pp. 134-143, 2017.


  1. Oltean Mihai, Muntean Oana, An Optical Solution for the SAT Problem, Third International Workshop, OSC 2010, Bertinoro, Italy, November 17-19, 2010, Revised Selected Papers, LNCS 6748, pp 53-62, Springer-Verlag, 2010.


  1. Mihai Oltean, Oana Muntean, Solving the subset-sum problem with a light-based device, Natural Computing, Springer-Verlag, Vol 8, Issue 2, pp. 321-331, 2009 [Youtube movie].

  2. Oana Muntean, Mihai Oltean, Optical solutions for the unbounded subset-sum problem, IJICIC, Vol 5, Issue 8, 2159-2167, 2009.

  3. Oana Muntean, Mihai Oltean, Optical solutions for linear Diophantine equations, Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials, Vol. 11, Issue 11, pp. 1728-1734, 2009.

  4. Mihai Oltean, Oana Muntean, Evolutionary design of graph-based structures for optical computing, in proceedings of the second workshop on Optical SuperComputing, OSC 2009, LNCS 5882, Springer-Verlag, 2009.


  1. Mihai Oltean, Solving the Hamiltonian path problem with a light-based computer, Natural Computing, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 57-70, 2008.

  2. Mihai Oltean, Oana Muntean, Exact Cover with Light, New Generation Computing, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 327-344, 2008.

  3. Mihai Oltean, Oana Muntean, Solving NP-Complete Problems with Delayed Signals: An Overview of Current Research Directions, in proceedings of 1st international workshop on Optical SuperComputing, LNCS 5172, pp. 115-128, Springer-Verlag, 2008.


  1. Oana Muntean, Optical Solutions for NP-complete problems, graduation thesis, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, defended 3rd July, 2007 [Special prize for R&D from Xoomworks]


  1. Oltean Mihai, A light-based device for solving the Hamiltonian path problem, Unconventional Computing conference, Calude C. (et al.)(Eds.), LNCS 4135, pp. 217-227, Springer-Verlag, 2006, [ppt] [html], [Springer] [Conference site].