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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 39, Iss. 5 — Feb. 10, 2000
  • pp: 714–720

Low-Order Adaptive Optics for Free-Space Optoelectronic Interconnects

James Gourlay, Tsung-Yi Yang, Masatoshi Ishikawa, and Andrew C. Walker  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 39, Issue 5, pp. 714-720 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.39.000714


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Abstract

The concept of adaptive optics for improving the cost–performance of free-space optoelectronic interconnects is discussed. Adaptive optics as a design option for optical interconnect systems is presented and discussed. A practical demonstrator that performs low-order correction was built and tested. Slowly varying misalignments, including thermal effects, were compensated for in a 622-Mbit/s free-space optical data link.

© 2000 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing

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James Gourlay, Tsung-Yi Yang, Masatoshi Ishikawa, and Andrew C. Walker, "Low-Order Adaptive Optics for Free-Space Optoelectronic Interconnects," Appl. Opt. 39, 714-720 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-39-5-714


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