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Optical Interconnections Using Silica-Based Waveguide On Si Substrate
Author(s): Y . Yamada; T. Miya; M. Kobayashi; S. Sumida; T. Miyashita
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Paper Abstract

Guided-wave optical interconnections for interchip data transmissions and clock distributions are demonstrated. The optical interconnection circuit consists of a silica-based guided-wave circuit, laser diodes and photodiodes. The interconnection topology adopts the star coupler network used in Local Area Networks as a model. The laser diodes and photodiodes are integrated with the guided-wave circuit. Preliminary experiments on a 4-chip interconnection circuit yielded a 340 Mbps data rate and a 250 MHz clock frequency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 December 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0991, Fiber Optic Datacom and Computer Networks, (14 December 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.959995
Show Author Affiliations
Y . Yamada, NTT Opto-electronics Laboratories (Japan)
T. Miya, NTT Opto-electronics Laboratories (Japan)
M. Kobayashi, NTT Opto-electronics Laboratories (Japan)
S. Sumida, Photonic Integration Research, Inc. (United States)
T. Miyashita, Photonic Integration Research, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0991:
Fiber Optic Datacom and Computer Networks
James E. Hayes; James Pazaris, Editor(s)

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