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Fiber-Optic Interconnect Devices For VLSI Optical Micro-Area Networks
Author(s): Stuart D. Elby; Paul R. Prucnal
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Paper Abstract

The concept of an optical "micro-area network" is introduced as a means of providing reconfigurable optical interconnection between VLSI chips. Key integrated fiber-optic components of the optical micro-area network, including a modulator, tap, and photodetector, are proposed and demonstrated. Using these components, the experimental demonstration of a synchronous optical micro-area network, with a time-division multiple-access communication protocol, is reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 February 1989
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 0994, Optoelectronic Materials, Devices, Packaging, and Interconnects II, (9 February 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960114
Show Author Affiliations
Stuart D. Elby, Columbia University (United States)
Paul R. Prucnal, Princeton University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0994:
Optoelectronic Materials, Devices, Packaging, and Interconnects II
Glen M. McWright; Henry J. Wojtunik, Editor(s)

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