Planar PLC Waveguide Splitters offer low insertion loss.

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Polarization Maintaining Planar Waveguide Splitters are offered in 1x4 and 1 x8 with compact packaging options. Units feature fast or dual axis with a +/-50nm bandpass. Product comes with combine or split optical power option in optical fiber networks and systems. Splitters are constructed using an ion-exchange process.

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Gould Fiber Optics Introduces its Ion-Exchange based Polarization Maintaining (PM) Planar (PLC) Waveguide Splitters to its PM Product Portfolio

Gould Fiber Optics, a leading U.S. manufacturer and supplier of premium passive fiber optic components and advanced integrated modules for the sensor, laser, medical/OCT, aerospace/military and telecom industries, introduces its latest addition to its highly reliable line of polarization maintaining product portfolio. Gould Fiber Optics announces its Polarization Maintaining (PM) Planar Waveguide Splitters. Gould’s high reliability, high grade and superior performance PM Planar Waveguide splitters are the component choice to combine or split optical power in optical fiber networks and systems. They are designed to meet the technical requirements of a broad range of applications at a competitive price/performance ratio.

Gould’s PM PLC Waveguide splitters are fabricated using an ion-exchange based manufacturing process providing superior dependability and great performance. Available in 1x4 and 1 x8 with compact packaging options. The PM Planar offers a high extinction ratio (ER), low insertion loss and strong uniformity with polarization launch into a slow, fast or dual axis with a +/-50nm bandpass. Gould utilizes PM fiber from different suppliers to accommodate your application specific operating wavelengths.

About Gould Technology, LLC

Gould Technology, is the first name in fiber optic couplers and passive fiber optic components. Product examples: couplers/splitters, high power and multi-wavelength pump and power combiners, polarization maintaining products, micro optics and planar. Additionally, Gould is a leading provider of customized, fully tested advanced integrated optical solutions to the military, aerospace, sensors and telecommunications industries. The company was a pioneer in fiber optics technology, commercializing products as early as 1983. The company holds numerous patents on fiber optic components and manufacturing processes, and has partnered with major companies in the development of optical solutions and products which could be found on the ocean floor, in space, and around the house. Gould is ISO 9001-2015 certified, Telcordia GR-1209 and GR-1221, ITAR and RoHS compliant. For more information, call toll-free: 1-800-544-6853 or visit

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