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   Keysight (Agilent) 8168A   Description / Specification:    
Keysight (Agilent) 8168A 1500 to 1565 nm Tunable Laser Source

The HP 8168A tunable laser source is a basic tool for characterizing and testing optical amplifiers and components. The HP 8168A operates in the 1550 nm window. A built-in side mode filter ensures that a true single-mode laser line is generated for every wavelength point, eliminating any possible multimoding. A 0.001 nm resolution also makes these tunable lasers valuable tools for heterodyne measurements and coherent applications. Both tunable lasers provide independent control of output power and wavelength on a what-you-set-is-what-you-get basis. Wavelength scans, which require an output power that is stable over time and flat across all wavelengths, can be performed reliably, accurately, and quickly. Specifications. Wavelength Range: 1500 nm to 1565 nm. Absolute Wavelength Accuracy: <± 0.1 nm. Relative Wavelength Accuracy: ± 0.05 nm (lypical ± 0.02 nm). Wavelength Resolution: 0.001 nm, 125 MHz at 1550 nm. Wavelength Stability (typical over 1 h at constant temp.): <± 100 MHz. Wavelength Repeatability: ± 0.05 nm (typical: ± 0.02 nm). Sidemode Suppression Ratio: > 40 dB. Relative Intensity Noise RIN (typical): 145 dB/Hz. Linewidth (typical): < 100 kHz. Output Power: > -4 dBm to -10 dBm. Power Linearity: <± 0.1 dB. Power Stability (over 1 h): < ± 0.05 dB (Typical 0.01 dB). Power Repeatability (typical): < ± 0.04 dB. Output Isolation (typical): 60 dB. Return Loss (typical): 60 dB. Modulating Frequency: 250 Hz - 300 kHz (squarewave). Built-in HPIB. Option 003 Built-in Variable Attenuator.



 

Standard Calibration $350.00 *
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*This is a Web introductory price for one calibration of the Keysight (Agilent) 8168A. 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
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
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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