Optical Amplifiers

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Transimpedance Amplifier targets optical networking systems.

September 29, 2014

Intended for 100G optical networking market, 4-channel ONET2804T provides less than 2 µA input-referred noise and virtually no cross talk between channels. Internal circuit provides photodiode reverse bias voltage and senses average photocurrent supplied to each photodiode. Available in 750 µm channel-pitch bare die, TIA serves parallel optical interconnects in applications with data rates up to 28 Gbps, such as optical line cards, point-to-point microwave backhauls, and video over fiber. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Ultrafast Amplifiers deliver greater than 14 W power.

February 14, 2014

Suited for research applications, Spitfire® Ace™ PA Power Amplifier delivers >14 W output power at 5 kHz and >12 W at 1 and 10 kHz repetition rates, while Spitfire Ace Regenerative Amplifier provides >7 W at 5 kHz and >6 W at 1 and 10 kHz. Spirit-NOPA automated non-collinear optical parametric amplifier, when used with Spirit™ ultrafast laser, creates system that is tunable from 250–900 nm and capable of generating sub-20 fs pulses with user-adjustable repetition rates from single shot to 1 MHz. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

RF Power Amplifier integrates linearization technology.

August 1, 2013

Designed for half-duplex RF transceivers with amplitude-modulated waveforms, Xtender™ Linear Bidirectional S-Band Power Amplifier module, Model NW-LBSSPA-10W-2.2-2.5, generates 6 W of average RF output power from 2,200–2,500 MHz, given 10 dB peak-to-average power ratio waveform. With continuous wave signals, amplifier generates 10 W of RF output power. Automatic transmit sensing circuitry provides nearly instantaneous switching between receive and transmit modes, at less than 2 µs. Read More

Robotics, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Tunable Laser System delivers speed and versatility.

May 16, 2013

Ultrafast laser system, combining automated Spirit™-OPA (optic parametric amplifier) and Spirit 1040-4 or 1040-8 industrial-grade femtosecond laser, tunes virtually gap-free from mid-IR to deep ultraviolet (DUV), from 16 µm to 210 nm, and offers user-adjustable repetition rates from tens of kHz up to 1 MHz. Functionality serves such time-resolved spectroscopy applications as single molecule studies, nonlinear optics, and fluorescence lifetime measurements. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Raman Amplifiers include automatic gain control.

March 11, 2011

In combination with erbium-doped fiber amplifiers, HPU42000 Series Amplifiers optimize optical signal-to-noise ratio and compensate for optical loss resulting from optical transmission lines and optical components. With built-in AGC function, output power per channel at each amplifier is kept constant by controlling gain automatically, optimizing integration in transmission systems. Read More

Software, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Optical Data Transmission Systems utilize optimized software.

November 26, 2010

DarkStar® optical transport and in-line amplifier product lines feature DXMOS v2.2 OS, which offers tunable laser compatibility that promotes flexibility by reducing type and number of required spare part components. It also facilitates overall operational management associated with laser optics. Error-forwarding scheme enhances reporting and amplifier support functions of DarkStar products, which can be deployed in metro, regional, and long distance networks. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices

Optical Amplifier is suitable for WDM and DWDM networks.

September 28, 2009

Model R-SOA-EAM-1550 monolithically integrates semiconductor optical amplifier with reflective electro-absorption modulator, combining high optical gain with high-speed modulation. Unit also offers low sensitivity to input polarization, suiting it for DWDM transmission at speeds of 10 Gbps over fiber optic links of up to 80 km. It can be used across entire C-band and is compatible with HyBoard® photonic integration platform. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Optical Amplifier is capable of uncooled operation.

September 24, 2009

SOA-R-OEC-1550-CO high signal gain reflective semiconductor optical amplifier is coaxially packaged in pigtailed TO-56 can and is capable of uncooled operation over extended temperature range, making it suitable for applications including sensor networks and WDM-PONs. It uses buried InP heterostructure design and offers over 20 dB of signal gain across C-band at temperatures up to 70°C. Device also incorporates monitor photodiode. Read More