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: PDF

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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.