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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.

Coherence Time
Average time for the wave train to lose its phase realtionships

Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG)
A fiber Bragg grating (FBG) is a type of distributed Bragg reflector constructed in a short segment of optical fiber that reflects particular wavelengths of light and transmits all others. This is achieved by adding a periodic variation to the refractive index of the fiber core, which generates a wavelength specific dielectric mirror. A fiber Bragg grating can therefore be used as an inline optical filter to block certain wavelengths, or as a wavelength-specific reflector.

Modulation is the process by which the characteristic of one wave (the carrier) is modified by another. Adding information into pulses of light.

Power Linearity
When changing the power level and measuring the differences (in dB) between actual and displayed power levels, the power linearity is ± half the span (in dB) between the maximum and the minimum value of all differences.

Stability is the extent to which a specified property, characteristic, or parameter of a substance, device, or apparatus, such as a fiber optic transmission system, remains fixed with the passage of time or with varying environmental conditions.

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