Optoelectronic interconnection technology in the HOLMS system

Paul Lukowicz, Jürgen Jahns, R. Barbieri, P. Benabes, T. Bierhoff, A. Gauthier, M. Jarczynski, G. A. Russell, J. Schrage, W. Süllau, J. F. Snowdon, M. Wirz, G. Tröster

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Abstract

The High-Speed Optoelectronic Memory Systems (HOLMS) project, sponsored by the European Union Information Society Technology program, aims to make the use of board level optical interconnection in information systems practical and economical by developing optoelectronic packaging technology compatible with standard electronic assembly processes. To demonstrate the potential of the technology, it develops a demonstrator system that addresses the most pressing problem of contemporary computer architecture: memory latency. This paper describes the key ideas and some preliminary results of the HOLMS projects focusing on the electronic interconnection technology, in particular optoelectronic packaging issues.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)624-635
Number of pages12
JournalIEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2003

Keywords

  • Integrated optics
  • Optical computing
  • Optical interconnections
  • Optoelectronic packaging
  • Waveguide interconnections

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