Single Mode Optical-PCB technology
Department of Defense
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Freedom Photonics LLC
90 Arnold Place, Suite D, Santa Barbara, CA, -
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AbstractIn this project, we are developing a single-mode waveguide 1550nm technology suitable for integration into a highly manufacturable Mil-spec Printed Circuit Board (PCB). Optical waveguides provide a high bandwidth, low loss medium for sending digital and analog signals that are not susceptible to Electromagnetic interference (EMI). As bus speeds increase, Copper interconnect technology become more limited due to signal loss, and cross talk. By incorporating an optical layer on a PCB board, the system can minimize its size, weight and power (SWaP) and vibration sensitivity with respect to a discrete fiber based solution.
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