Keysight (Agilent) 83438A REPAIR and Keysight (Agilent) 83438A CALIBRATION

 
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   Keysight (Agilent) 83438A   Description / Specification:    
Keysight (Agilent) 83438A Erbium ASE Source

The Agilent 83438A Erbium ASE Source provides incoherent light for characterizing fiber-optic components. Its output is centered at approximately 1550 nm. Because it has a relatively high-power spectral density, you can probe devices with medium or high insertion loss. Its single-mode output originates from the amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) of an Erbium doped fiber amplifier. The power spectral density of the output is up to one hundred times (20 dB) greater than that of edge emitting LEDs (for example, the Agilent 83437A Broadband Light Source) and up to 100,000 times (50 dB) greater than white-light tungsten lamp sources. An internal optical isolator protects the Agilent 83438A from back reflections from the device under test. This greatly improves the power stability of the Agilent 83438A. Specifications. Total output power: +8.1 dBm maximum (6.5 mW), +5.5 dBm minimum (3.5 mW) . Power stability: < ±0.02 dB (15 minutes), < ±0.05 dB (6 hours). Compatible fiber: 9/125 µm, single mode. Spectral density: > –13 dBm [1 nm] (> 50 µW/nm) @ 1530, 1550, 1560 nm. Output return loss: > 30 dB (characteristic). Degree of polarization: < 5%, standard (characteristic). Modulation: Digital (TTL compatible), DC to 300 Hz (characteristic). Options. 009, Built-in polarizer. 011, Diamond HMS-10 fiber-optic input connector interface. 013, DIN 47256 fiber-optic input connector interface. 014, ST fiber-optic input connector interface. 017, SC fiber-optic input connector interface. 022, Angled contact fiber-optic output interface.



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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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