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Optical Engineering

Optical Interconnections Using A Silica-Based Waveguide On A Silicon Substrate
Author(s): Yasufumi Yamada; Makoto Yamada; Hiroshi Terui; Morio Kobayashi
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Paper Abstract

Guided-wave optical interconnections for interchip data transmis-sions and clock distributions are demonstrated. The optical interconnection circuit consists of a silica-based guided-wave circuit, laser diodes, and photodiodes. The interconnection topology adopts the star coupler network used in local area networks as a model. The laser diodes and photodiodes are assembled with the guided-wave circuit by the hybrid integration technique. Preliminary experiments on a four-chip interconnection circuit yield a 340 Mbps data rate and a 250 MHz clock frequency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1989
PDF: 7 pages
Opt. Eng. 28(12) 281281 doi: 10.1117/12.7977144
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 28, Issue 12
Show Author Affiliations
Yasufumi Yamada, Nippon Telearaph and Telephone Corporation (Japan)
Makoto Yamada, Nippon Telearanh and Telephone Corporation (Japan)
Hiroshi Terui, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (Japan)
Morio Kobayashi, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (Japan)


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