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3-D Optical Interconnection Networks
Author(s): Alexander A. Sawchuk
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Paper Abstract

Introduction, Network Design and Applications - This paper describes 3-D dynamic optical interconnection networks that interconnect a 2-D array consisting of N x N input lines with a similar 2-D array of N x N output lines. These 3-D networks make specific use of the volume (non-planar) nature of optics and permit the design of interconnections that are extremely difficult or impossible to implement with planar electronic VLSI technology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0813, Optics and the Information Age, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967389
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Alexander A. Sawchuk, University of Southern California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0813:
Optics and the Information Age

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