Terabit capacity passive polymer optical backplane

J. Beals, N. Bamiedakis, A. Wonfor, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, J. V. DeGroot, T. V. Clapp, M. Glick

Research output: Chapter or section in a book/report/conference proceedingChapter in a published conference proceeding


A novel, low-loss, low-crosstalk optical backplane with scalable architecture using a planar array of multimode polymer waveguides is presented. Passive strict non-blocking interconnection of 10-cards is enabled via 100 waveguides each capable of 10Gb/s operation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528599
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008 - San Jose, CA, USA United States
Duration: 4 May 20089 May 2008


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
Country/TerritoryUSA United States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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