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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 1992
  • pp: 1253–1255

Planar optical implementation of crossover interconnects

S. H. Song, E. H. Lee, C. D. Carey, D. R. Selviah, and J. E. Midwinter  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 17, Issue 18, pp. 1253-1255 (1992)

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We propose a planar optical configuration for implementation of crossover interconnects. The planar overlay allows two-dimensional pixel arrays located on a wafer-scale integrated circuit to be interconnected in a compact and vibrationally robust configuration. By using an acute-angle microprism array with apex angles of 70.52 deg fabricated on a silicon substrate, we show the experimental result of the crossover interconnections. Some practical limits of the planar optical crossover interconnections are also discussed.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 18, 1992
Published: September 15, 1992

S. H. Song, C. D. Carey, D. R. Selviah, E. H. Lee, and J. E. Midwinter, "Planar optical implementation of crossover interconnects," Opt. Lett. 17, 1253-1255 (1992)

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