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Cooperative research and development agreement: a vehicle to evaluate optoelectronic components
Author(s): Booker H. Tyrone; Axel R. Reisinger; Joelle L. Prince; John Edward Malowicki
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Paper Abstract

The characterization of components for optical interconnect technology presents a unique opportunity for Martin Marietta Laboratory - Syracuse (MML) and Rome Laboratory (RL) to expand on their collaborative research in photonics. Under a pending agreement, MML and RL propose to evaluate optical components and related technology that have potential applications for avionics subsystems on aircraft, high-speed communications between supercomputers, and high-resolution digital television. This paper describes the evaluation of one such optical component, the vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL). These VCSELs are employed in the directly modulated transmitters of an optical interconnect being developed by the Optoelectronics Technology Consortium (OETC) to relieve the inevitable bottleneck created by the advancing computer clock speeds and conductor densities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 June 1994
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2216, Photonics at the Air Force Photonics Center, (3 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.177328
Show Author Affiliations
Booker H. Tyrone, Martin Marietta Corp. (United States)
Axel R. Reisinger, Martin Marietta Corp. (United States)
Joelle L. Prince, Martin Marietta Corp. (United States)
John Edward Malowicki, Rome Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2216:
Photonics at the Air Force Photonics Center
Andrew R. Pirich; Paul Sierak, Editor(s)

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