Gigabyte-per-Second Optical Interconnection Modules for Data Communications
A ten-channel parallel optical link module operating at 1 Gbit/s per channel has been developed in the POLO (Parallel Optical Link Organization) program. Key components include vertical-cavity surface emitting laser and detector arrays, bipolar transceiver ICs, a high-speed ball-grid array package, polymer waveguides, and multichannel ribbon fiber connectors. Applications of the POLO module include computer clusters, switching systems, and multimedia.
by Kenneth H. Hahn, Kirk S. Giboney, Robert E. Wilson, and Joseph Straznicky
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