In this Letter, we propose and demonstrate the concept of a free space optics-based parallel high-speed reconfigurable card-to-card interconnect architecture employing microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)-based steering mirror arrays in conjunction with VCSEL and photodiode arrays. A bit-error rate of and a receiver sensitivity below are experimentally attained with a proof-of-concept reconfigurable card-to-card optical interconnect demonstrator.
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