10-20 Gb/s Modulators

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Low loss, extended bandwidth intensity modulators for OC-192 data rates and higher using Forward Error Correction (FEC)

 
 (Eye diagrams measured for z-cut device)

(Eye diagrams measured for z-cut device)

 

Key Specifications

  Z-Cut Fixed Pre-Chirp X-Cut Zero-Chirp
Insertion Loss (dB) < 3.0 or < 2.0 < 4.0 or < 3.0
3 dB Bandwidth (GHz) >10, >16, or >20 >10, >16, or >20
Modulation Port Vπ (@ 1 GHz) (Volts)  < 4 < 5 or < 4
DC Bias Port Vπ (Seperate Electrode) (Volts) < 10 < 10
S11 (dB) <-10 <-10
Optical Null Depth (@ DC) (dB) > 20, >30, >40, >50, or >60 > 20, >30, >40, >50, or >60
Optical Return Loss (dB) > 50 > 50
Alpha Chirp Factor -0.7 +/- 0.1 0.0 +/- 0.1

Package Dimensions: 3.48" x 0.35" x 0.35" (88.4 x 8.9 x 8.9 mm) Smaller Form Factor Housings Available

RF Connector: Female K Connector

Operating Wavelength: 1.55 microns (C-Band and L-Band) (0.8, 1.06, 1.3 microns available)

Input Fiber: Polarization Maintaining

Output Fiber: Single Mode or Polarization Maintaining

Optical Connections: FC/UPC Standard (FC/APC & Others Available)

Options: Ultra Low-Loss, Dual Wavelength Operation (1.3/1.55)

Options: Integrated Monitor Photodiode, Integrated Polarizer

Options: External RF Termination Port, Integrated Phase Modulator

Options: Dual Complementary Output (1x2, 2x2)

Options: High Extinction Ratio


All specifications subject to change without notice.

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