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Holographic coupling elements for optical bus systems based on a light-guiding optical backplane
Author(s): H.-J. Haumann; Harald Kobolla; Frank Sauer; Johannes Schwider; Wilhelm Stork; Norbert Streibl; Reinhard Voelkel
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Paper Abstract

High performance digital systems will soon take advantage of optical data transmission. Optical bus systems allow to connect electronic boards via several parallel high speed optical data links. Each board is provided with opto-electronic converters (laser diodes or light modulators and photo diodes) for the emission and detection of modulated optical signals. The light is confined by total internal reflection within an optical backplane e.g. a plane-parallel glass-plate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1319, Optics in Complex Systems, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.34867
Show Author Affiliations
H.-J. Haumann, Univ. Erlangen (Germany)
Harald Kobolla, Univ. Erlangen (Germany)
Frank Sauer, Univ. Erlangen (Germany)
Johannes Schwider, Univ. Erlangen (Germany)
Wilhelm Stork, Univ. Erlangen (Germany)
Norbert Streibl, Univ. Erlangen (Germany)
Reinhard Voelkel, Univ. Erlangen (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1319:
Optics in Complex Systems

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