Custom-Cal has a high success rate in the repair of the JDSU SWS15101. A calibration by Custom-Cal is performed by engineers with extensive OEM experience. We have the expertise and the necessary standards to perform the JDSU SWS15101 Calibration, onsite calibration may be available. We specialize in quick turnaround times and we can handle expedited deliveries upon request.

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   JDSU SWS15101   Description / Specification:    
JDSU SWS15101 1520 to 1570 nm Tunable Laser Source

The JDSU SWS15101 Tunable Laser Source can be used as a stand-alone unit or as a component of the JDS Uniphase Swept Wavelength System (SWS). The cavity in the SWS15101 tunable laser source is self-aligned, a key feature for long-term stability. Extremely smooth scans over 100 nm are obtained in two seconds, with 1 pm resolution, for truly continuous tunability. Digitally controlled analog fine-tuning extends resolution beyond the 1 pm steps into the MHz domain. Operating range of 65 nm is free of any mode hop, ensuring a smooth and accurate wavelength sweep for reliable testing of narrowband components. Output power of more than 0 dBm over 65 nm and -3 dBm is guaranteed over the entire spectral range. Self-aligned optical layout, single-moving-part design, and an all-invar construction ensure long term stability. Keyboard and display are optimized for natural, unambiguous laboratory operation. All parameters can either be keyed in or adjusted using the multi-speed rotary control. Analog and digital modulation of the optical power from DC to 1 GHz provides multiple modulation possibilities. The cavity is designed to allow mode-locked operation of approximately 5 GHz. The 100 kHz line width can be degraded to 100 MHz when high coherence is a problem. Computer interfaces and analog inputs and outputs allow complete remote operation and ease of system integration. Specifications. Mode hop-free range (P = 3 dBm) in C-band: 1520 to 1570 nm (C-Band). Absolute wavelength accuracy: ±0.2 nm. Tuning accuracy (on the mode hop-free range): ±0.02 nm. Tuning repeatability (on the mode hop-free range): ±0.005 nm. Wavelength setting resolution: 0.001 nm. Optical frequency fine tuning range: ±2 GHz. Power stability: ±0.01 dB, peak-to-peak in 1 hour. Wavelength stability (at constant temperature): 0.001 nm. Typical linewidth (FWHM) (on the mode hop-free range): 100 kHz. Linewidth with coherence control: >100 MHz. Side frequency suppression ratio: >35 dB.


Standard Calibration $400.00 *
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*This is a Web introductory price for one calibration of the JDSU SWS15101. Price does not in most cases include measurement performance data. Pricing does include NIST traceable calibration and issue of a calibration certificate and calibration label. Pricing may vary slightly due to volume and location of laboratory supporting calibration. Volume pricing may apply. On-site fees may apply depending on logistics, location and volume of work to be completed during the visit.

Related Optical Terms and Definitions. For a complete list go to our  Terms and Definitions Page.

Absolute Wavelength Accuracy
Absolute Wavelength Accuracy is the maximum difference between the actual wavelength and the displayed wavelength of the Optical Source. Wavelength is defined as wavelength in vacuum.

Decibel (dB)
A unit of measurement of optical power which indicates relative power. A -10 dB means a reduction in power by 10 times, -20 dB means another 10 times or 100 times overall, -30 means another 10 times or 1000 times overall and so on.

Nanometer (nm)
A unit of measure used to measure wavelength of light, meaning one one-billionth of a meter

Relative Intensity Noise (RIN)
Relative intensity noise (RIN), describes the instability in the power level of a laser. The noise term is important to describe lasers used in fiber-optic communication and LIDAR remote sensing. It is the square of the (spectrally resolved) RMS optical power amplitude divided by the measurement bandwidth and the square of the average optical power, expressed in dB/Hz.

Total Return loss
In an optical fiber, the loss that takes place at any discontinuity of refractive index, especially at an air-glass interface such as a fiber endface, at which a fraction of the optical signal is reflected back toward the source. RL = - 10log10 (Preflected/Preference)

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