Compact Waveguide Array Connectors for Optical Backplane System
Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: ECOC 2007
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Hiramatsu, S. (Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Advanced Technology R&D Center, 8-1-1, Tsukaguchi-Honmachi, Amagasaki, Hyogo 661-8661, Japan)
Novel backplane connectors are demonstrated. Using 3D-waveguide arrays with optical path redirection, multiple optical fibers can be simultaneously plugged into the backplane connector. Furthermore, modulation performance of a 10-Gbps/ch eye opening is successfully obtained.