Smart pixels and their applications to optical interconnects

Hiroyuki Tsuda, Takashi Kurokawa

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The technical issues involved in the construction of smart pixels are discussed from the viewpoint of their system applications to both image processing and optical interconnections. The smart pixels for image processing are aiming at sensing and processing images by one chip. The smart pixels for chip-to-chip interconnects are aiming at eliminating the pin-bottleneck among LSI chips.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)364-369
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Oct 9


  • Image processing
  • Optical interconnections
  • Parallel optical processing
  • Photonics in switching
  • Smart pixels
  • Surface-normal photonic device

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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