Custom-Cal has a high success rate in the repair of the BURLEIGH WA-1600. A calibration by Custom-Cal is performed by engineers with extensive OEM experience. We have the expertise and the necessary standards to perform the BURLEIGH WA-1600 Calibration, onsite calibration may be available. We specialize in quick turnaround times and we can handle expedited deliveries upon request.

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   BURLEIGH WA-1600 (WA1600)   Description / Specification:    
BURLEIGH WA-1600 700 to 1700 nm Optical Wavelength Meter

The Burleigh WA-1600 Wavemeter system employs Burleigh’s proven scanning Michelson interferometer-based WAVEMETER technology to determine the absolute wavelength of a laser by comparing its interference fringe pattern with that of a built-in HeNe laser wavelength standard. The WA-1600 uses a stabilized single frequency HeNe laser that is calibrated to an accuracy better than ± 50 MHz relative to the Ne20 atomic line center. This corresponds to a reference accuracy of ± 0.1 parts per million. It instrument has a built-in bi-directional RS-232 interface and a GPIB interface for transmitting data and remotely controlling the instrument. Specifications. Wavelength Range: 700 - 1700 nm. Accuracy: ±0.2 ppm (± 0.30 pm @ 1550 nm). Display Resolution: 0.0001 nm. Input Sensitivity: -30 dBm (1µW) 1200 - 1700 nm, -20 dBm below 1200 nm. Max Input Power: 10 dBm (10 mW). Optical Power Measurement Accuracy: ±0.5dB (±10%). Resolution: ±0.05dB (±1%). Measurement Rate: 1 per second. Input: Fiber Optic Coupler, FC/APC standard. Instrument Interface: RS-232 standard, GPIB/IEEE-488 optional.


Standard Calibration $350.00 *
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*This is a Web introductory price for one calibration of the BURLEIGH WA-1600. 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.

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Bit Error Ratio (BER)
Bit Error Ratio (BER) is the ratio of errors caused by the number of bits in a data stream that have been altered due to noise, interference, distoriton or bit synchronization errors.

Variation of insertion loss on the passband of an optical device.

Polarization Dependent Loss (PDL)
Polarization Dependent Loss is the difference between the maximum and minimum values of loss due to the variation of the polarization states of light propagating through a device. PDL is expressed in decibels. Calculated by; PDL = 10 log10 (Ep/Es), where EP and ES are the measured diffraction efficiencies for P- and S-plane polarized incident light, respectively.

Return Loss (RL)
Return Loss (RL) is the ratio of the incident power to the reflected power expressed in dB. RL = 10log (Pin/Pback)

Wavelength Resolution
Wavelength Resolution is the smallest possible displayed wavelength increment/decrement.

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