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Photonic integration and optical interconnects for future communications, computing, and signal processing systems
Author(s): S. J. Ben Yoo
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Paper Abstract

Photonic integration significantly reduces power consumption, cost, and size while it enhances reliability and functionality. As modern networking and computing systems require high-performance, low-power, and agile optical communications, photonic integration is emerging as critically important technology for future networking and computing. On the other hand, the main challenge with photonic integration lies in the yield and process-compatibility. This paper reviews the impact of photonic integration in optical communications, discusses the challenges, and probes the future prospects for photonic integration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 2009
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7221, Photonics Packaging, Integration, and Interconnects IX, 72210B (17 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.813537
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S. J. Ben Yoo, Univ. of California, Davis (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7221:
Photonics Packaging, Integration, and Interconnects IX
Alexei L. Glebov; Ray T. Chen, Editor(s)

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