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Planar optical waveguides for interconnection of VLSI

J.S.Wilkinson, S.Hao, D.Murphy, J.G.Smith
Department of Electronics & Computer Science, University of Southampton, UK

N.Nourshargh & N.Howard
GEC Research Ltd., East Lane, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 IPP, UK

Abstract

Optical interconnection offers improved performance of VLSI circuits and systems. Planar optical waveguides allow interconnections to be printed directly onto optical circuit boards. The experimental assessment of waveguide options is discussed. Combinations of waveguide bends and intersections have been modelled, and experimental results are given.


SPIE meeting of Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. Cannes 16-20 Nov (1987) Vol.862

Southampton ePrint id: 267914

 

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