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Recent developments in polymer waveguide technology and applications for data link and optical interconnect systems
Author(s): Bruce L. Booth
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Paper Abstract

Low-cost robust optical interconnections interfacing solid state components, functional optical circuitry and optical fibers are increasingly needed to facilitate deployment of high capacity optical communication systems. Polymeric waveguide based optical circuits are being increasingly considered for these interconnect applications. Many applications are in development or early commercial stages. Some of these are highlighted in the presentation to provide a review of promising polymer based applications and technologies. In particular, PolyguideTM polymeric integrated optic waveguide technology, currently being applied in the ARPA funded POLO and POINT programs is covered in more detail. These programs are focused on high speed optical data links and optical circuit board technology respectively.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 March 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2691, Optoelectronic Packaging, (29 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.236908
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Bruce L. Booth, DuPont Experimental Station (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2691:
Optoelectronic Packaging
Michael R. Feldman; Yung-Cheng Lee, Editor(s)

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