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Conference Proceeding


IEEE Computer Society


Faculty of Computing, Health and Science


Institute for Electron Science




This conference paper was originally published as: Poh, C. K., & Alameh, K. (2006). Improving the Steering Efficiency of 1x4096 Opto-VLSI Processor using Direct Power Measurement Method. Proceedings of Third IEEE International Workshop on Electronic Design, Test and Applications DELTA 2006. (pp. 309-314). KL, Malaysia. IEEE Computer Society. Original article available here

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We report optimization of the steering efficiency of the 1-D Opto-VLSI processor using direct power measurement method for wavelengths in the near-IR and 632 nm. Highest improvement observed for the signal and interport isolation is 8 dB and 12 dB respectively. This improved performance of the processor is crucial to the realization of low crosstalk reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexers (ROADM) using Opto-VLSI processors.

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