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Highly integrated photonic modules
Author(s): J. Shmulovich; S. Frolov; A. Paunescu; D. C. Lee; Y. DeHazan; A. Hanjani; A. Bruce
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Paper Abstract

From its foundation Inplane Photonics focused on developing integrated solutions based on Planar Lightwave Circuit(PLC) technology. It is universally agreed that the path to lower cost-per-function in Photonics, as in Electronics, leads to integration. The timing of introduction of a new technological solution and the rate at which it will penetrate the market very much depends on the interplay between the size of the market, advantages the new technology offers, and the investment needed to achieve the level of performance that is envisioned. In telecom applications, where the main drivers for technology selection are cost and performance, such large-scale investment did not materialized yet for the PLC technology mostly due to a limited market size.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 March 2006
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6124, Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits VIII, 612414 (3 March 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.650391
Show Author Affiliations
J. Shmulovich, Inplane Photonics, Inc. (United States)
S. Frolov, Inplane Photonics, Inc. (United States)
A. Paunescu, Inplane Photonics, Inc. (United States)
D. C. Lee, Inplane Photonics, Inc. (United States)
Y. DeHazan, Inplane Photonics, Inc. (United States)
A. Hanjani, Inplane Photonics, Inc. (United States)
A. Bruce, Inplane Photonics, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6124:
Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits VIII
Louay A. Eldada; El-Hang Lee, Editor(s)

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