Patent Number: 8,870,472

Title: Computer program product for electro-optical assembly

Abstract: A computer program product for fabricating an optical assembly, having a computer readable storage medium having computer readable program code embodied therewith, the computer readable program code includes a first computer readable program code configured to horizontally position a flexible portion of a substrate including a waveguide, the waveguide exposed at one end edge of the substrate; a second computer readable program code configured to bend the flexible portion of the substrate to place the waveguide exposed end in approximately a vertical position; a third computer readable program code configured to vertically position a flip-chip bonder bond head containing an optical component upon the waveguide exposed substrate edge to optically mate the optical component with the exposed waveguide; and a fourth computer readable program code configured to fixably mount the optical component to the substrate edge.

Inventors: Oggioni; Stefano Sergio (Milan, IT), Weiss; Jonas R. (Rueschlikon, CH), Offrein; Bert Jan (Rueschlikon, CH)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G02B 6/36 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00