Patent Number: 7,103,249

Title: Optical module and manufacturing method of the same, optical-communication apparatus, and electronic apparatus

Abstract: The invention provides an optical module that enables to increase the optical coupling efficiency without being dependent on the thickness of a substrate. The optical module, detachably coupled to a connector provided at one end side of an optical fiber, can include a substrate having a first hole, a translucent layer arranged so as to cover, at least, the first hole on one surface side of the substrate, and an optical element that is arranged inside the first hole and on the translucent layer and carries out transmission or reception of light signal to/from the optical fiber through the translucent layer.

Inventors: Miyamae; Akira (Fujimi-machi, JP)

Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation

International Classification: G02B 6/30 (20060101); H01L 21/00 (20060101); H04J 14/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018