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High Power EDFA; C-Band; up to 1 Watt Output Power; Polarization Maintaining Fiber

  • Polarization-Maintaining EDFA C-Band
  • High Power 1550nm EDFA; C-Band, Output Power up to 10 Watts Diagram
  • 1 Watt EDFA Output Power, C-Band
  • 1 Watt C-Band EDFA Noise

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Key Features
  • EDFA Gain Range 1535nm ~ 1565nm Gain Range; PM Fiber
  • User Adjustable Output Power
  • User Control of Current Level to Internal 976nm Pump Laser Diodes

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Optical Specifications
  • Output Power Range: Adjustable up to 1 W (+30 dBm) @1mW laser input power
  • Operational Gain Wavelength Range: 1535nm - 1565nm
  • Acceptable Input Laser Source Power Range: -6 dBm to +3 dBm
  • Input Isolation: > 30 dB
  • Output Isolation: > 30 dB
  • Noise Figure: 6.0 dB (at 0 dBm Input)
  • Standard User Control Mode 1: ACC (user adjustable pump current levels)
  • Optional User Control Mode 2: APC (optical output power feedback; optional)
  • Polarization Extinction Ratio: > 20 dB, 23 dB typical
  • Power Adjustment Step Size: 0.01 dBm
  • Gain Medium: Erbium Doped Fiber
  • Fiber: PM 1550nm Panda Fiber
  • Loss of Input Signal Shut-Down Protection Circuit
  • TEC / Temperature Control Limit Pump Laser Overheat Warning Protection
  • Rear Panel Safety Interlock Protection
  • Acceptable Input Laser Source Power Range: -6 dBm to +6 dBm
USER INTERFACE (all models)
  • Alphanumeric Color Front Panel Interface w/ Adjust Knob
  • Remote: RS232, LabView Control Software Included
  • Remote: RJ-45 (TCP/IP Ethernet optional)
  • Optical Connectors IN/OUT: FC/APC
  • Optical Fiber Options: PM fiber, (SMF-28 optional)
  • Operation Temperature: 0 to 40 ℃
  • Required Shore Power: 90-240 (VAC), 47-63 Hz
  • Dimensions: 260mm x 330mm x 120mm
  • Power Monitoring: Output Power (Input Power Optional)
  • Remote Control RS2323 Port: DB-9 female
  • TCPIP/Ethernet optional
  • Protection: Pump Lasers (TEC) Over-Temperature
  • Protection: Pump Lasers Current Limit
  • Optical Fiber: PMF Panda 1550nm PM Fiber
  • Connectors: APC (Others Available on Request)
  • Safety Control 1: Key-Lock Switch
  • Safety Control 2: BNC Interlock
  • Safety Control 3 (10 Watt): e-Stop
  • Safety Control 4: Loss of Input Power Detection and Pump Shut Down
  • Laboratory R&D
  • SONET/SDH System
  • Optical Communications
  • Fiber Optic Sensing
  • CATV and Telecommunications R&D
High Power Polarization-Maintaining EDFA Models
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  • AMN-EDFA-1W-PM, 1W Output Benchtop
  • AMN-EDFA-2W-PM, 2W Output Benchtop
  • AMN-EDFA-5W-PM, 5W Output Rack-Mount
  • AMN-EDFA-10W-PM, 10W Output Rack-Mount

Product Overview:

High Power EDFA Overview:

These high power EDFA instruments are 1550nm range C-band erbium (1W) doped fiber amplifiers which offer up to 1 Watt of output power. They are simple to operate, affordable benchtop instruments for laboratory research or manufacturing test applications. These units provide full control over the power and gain through user control of the internal 976nm pump laser diode current levels, or by setting the instrument into a gain feedback or power feedback mode. The default / standard product offering comes with ACC mode, and APC mode can be ordered as an option. ACC mode is "current control" to the pump lasers. APC mode allows the user to set a target output power and the instrument will automatically adjust the current level to the pump lasers.

Flexible User Interface Options:

The user can adjust EDFA settings through an easy to use front panel with an intuitive menu and control knob. Settings can also be made by remote interface. These units come with RS232 in the standard product offering, and an ethernet interface can be ordered as an option. LabVIEW based control software is available and ships free of charge. Please contact us if you would like to view the Operating Manual or see the remote interface command set.

Extensive Integrated Amplifier Protection Features:

These high power EDFA's offer an extensive array of protection features. Integrated protection features are designed to protect the amplifier from user induced damage as well as protect the user from harm. They offer an input laser power detection circuit which automatically shuts down the current to the internal 976nm laser diode pumps. They also offer current and voltage limits for the pump lasers as well as (TEC) over-temperature shut-down. Both of these functions protect the internal pump sources. The chassis is equipped with a BNC interlock to allow the user to set conditional shut-down conditions for the amplifier.

EDFA Utilizes Telcordia Qualified High Reliability Components:

These EDFA's utilize high power and high reliability Telcordia qualified 976nm pump lasers as well as Telcorida qualified combiners. The principal of operation is the laser light from the pump wavelengths and power level excite the erbium and/or ytterbium ions embedded in the fiber from their ground state to achieve the resultant high excitation levels, and the commensurate high gain levels of up to 30 dB. Because they are polarization maintaining amplifiers, they amplify the light polarized along the slow axis of the fiber. Each high power EDFA unit has integrated isolators for the input and the output. Careful attention to component selection and circuit board design allow these 1550nm range EDFA's to produce high gain at a low noise level. Noise levels of < 5 dB with a very flat gain profile over the C-Band make these instruments ideal for many applications.

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