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Active components for ultra-low-cost optical interconnects
Author(s): Torsten Wipiejewski; Ben Lui; Eric Tong; Kin Yau; Vincent Hung; Thomas Choi; Gomer Egnisaban; Tony Mangente; K. S. Cheng; Amy Ng; Edwin Cheung; Steven Ng; Flora Ho
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Paper Abstract

Low cost optical components enable new emerging applications for short distance interconnects. We developed novel VCSEL transceiver modules based on electronics-style plastic packages for large core PCS fiber systems. The transmission data rate is 500Mbps over a wide ambient temperature range from -40°C to 105°C. For lower data rates we developed green LED based transmitters for extended reach applications using POF. On the receiver side MSM photodetectors exhibit a high sensitivity of -18dBm at a data rate of 3.2Gbps. The large area MSM receivers are essential components for high speed large core optical fiber links.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 January 2005
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5624, Semiconductor and Organic Optoelectronic Materials and Devices, (31 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.572864
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Torsten Wipiejewski, ASTRI (Hong Kong China)
Ben Lui, ASTRI (Hong Kong China)
Eric Tong, ASTRI (Hong Kong China)
Kin Yau, ASTRI (Hong Kong China)
Vincent Hung, ASTRI (Hong Kong China)
Thomas Choi, ASTRI (Hong Kong China)
Gomer Egnisaban, ASTRI (Hong Kong China)
Tony Mangente, ASTRI (Hong Kong China)
K. S. Cheng, ASTRI (Hong Kong China)
Amy Ng, ASTRI (Hong Kong China)
Edwin Cheung, ASTRI (Hong Kong China)
Steven Ng, ASTRI (Hong Kong China)
Flora Ho, ASTRI (Hong Kong China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5624:
Semiconductor and Organic Optoelectronic Materials and Devices
Chung-En Zah; Yi Luo; Shinji Tsuji, Editor(s)

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