24 May 2000 Compact packaged free-space optical interconnect
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Proceedings Volume 4089, Optics in Computing 2000; (2000) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.386871
Event: 2000 International Topical Meeting on Optics in Computing (OC2000), 2000, Quebec City, Canada
Abstract
We present a packaged free-space optical interconnect, based on the Optical Transpose Interconnect System, which is designed to provide a bi-directional interconnection between two optoelectronic chips each of which contains thirty-two modulators and detectors. The optical system consists of two polarization-selective computer generated holograms, which combine a 4 X 8 lenslet array for illumination of the modulators and a 2 X 2 lenslet array for interconnection, allowing for a very simple and compact optical system. In addition to the holograms, the only other components necessary to complete the optical system are a polarizing beam splitter, two quarter-wave retardation plates, and a spacer. All of the optics are aligned and packaged into a single unit that is remarkably compact: 12.7 X 32.2 mm, weighting only 8.3 g.
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W. Lee Hendrick, W. Lee Hendrick, Philippe J. Marchand, Philippe J. Marchand, Fang Xu, Fang Xu, Sadik C. Esener, Sadik C. Esener, } "Compact packaged free-space optical interconnect", Proc. SPIE 4089, Optics in Computing 2000, (24 May 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.386871; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.386871
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