A V-Shape Optical Pin Interface for Board Level Optical Interconnect

Nur Najahatul Huda Saris, Osamu Mikami, Azura Hamzah, Sumiaty Ambran, Chiemi Fujikawa


This paper introduces a new interface of an optical pin for Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs), the V-shape cut type which is an innovation from the 90-degree cut type optical pin. The effectiveness is determined by optical characteristics through OptiCAD and by experiment. The simulation used a model of ray tracing analysis which is a one to two (split) connection function model. For the experiment, a Polymer Optical Fibre (POF) V-shape optical pin has been fabricated. It was found that the V-shaped optical pin has a multi-branched function and is applicable to optical interconnection.

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