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Poymer-based channel waveguide array for large fanout optical interconnects
Author(s): Robert Shih; Ray T. Chen
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Paper Abstract

Various components needed for optical backplane applications have been demonstrated from gelatin-based polymer integrated optic material. An array of waveguides have been realized with packaging density as high as 1250 channels/cm and loss of 0.1 dB/cm. A 1-to-8 Y- junction splitter and a 32 X 32 star coupler have been fabricated using photolithographic techniques. The unification of the star coupler and a modulator array for backplane optical interconnects are under investigation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1849, Optoelectronic Interconnects, (1 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147083
Show Author Affiliations
Robert Shih, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
Ray T. Chen, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1849:
Optoelectronic Interconnects
Ray T. Chen, Editor(s)

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