Pluggable inter-plane couplers for multilayer optical interconnections

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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Erps, J. Van; Debaes, C.; Thienpont, H. (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Dept. of Applied Physics and Photonics (TONA-FirW), Pleinlaan 2, B-1050 Brussel, Belgium)
Hendrickx, N.; Daele, P. Van (Ghent University, INTEC-TFCG, Belgium)

We present pluggable inter-plane coupling components which can be used to route signals in boardlevel multilayer optical interconnections. The components are prototyped using Deep Proton Writing, but are compatible with low-cost mass fabrication.