PM MEMS VOA Module

PM MEMS VOA MODULE
DiCon’s PM MEMS Variable Optical Attenuator Module can
precisely control up to eight PM MEMS VOAs. This modules
offers a protected and easy way to control DiCon’s PM MEMS
VOAs through a common RS-232 or I2C control interface.
FEATURES
Proven MEMS Durability and Reliability
Houses & Controls Up To 8 PM VOAs
Precise Repeatability
APPLICATIONS
Test & Measurement
OSNR Measurements
Power Equalization
Specifications subject to change. Copyright © 2014 DiCon Fiberoptics, Inc. All rights reserved.
ORDERING INFORMATION
OPTICAL SPECIFICATIONS1
PARAMETER
RATING
Excess Loss
0.8 dB max.
3
0 to 15 dB
0.7 dB max.
15 to 20 dB
1.0 dB max.
Narrow Band
Application4
0 to 15 dB
0.3 dB max.
15 to 20 dB
0.4 dB max.
18 dB min.
Attenuation Range 5
30 dB min.
Back Reflection
-50 dB max.
Tuning Resolution
0.01 dB max.
Optical Power
500 mW max.
Repeatability
0.1 dB max.
6
Product Code
Broad Band
Application
Extinctions Ratio
15
MA
Durability
10 9 cycles min.
Fiber Type
Panda 400 or equivalent
1. All Specifications at room temperature, without connectors
2. Excess Loss is measured at CWL, 23°C.
3. WDL is for single band wavelength +/- 20nm from CWL
4. Maximum change of each 2 nm segment within the operating range
5. Available up to 40 dB. Contact DiCon for details.
6. Repeatability is defined after 100 cycles
MA
Attenuator
Module
Number of Components
N
Number of
Components
(Specify 1 ≤ N ≤ 8)
Attenuator Type
T
O
Transparent1
Opaque 2
1. Minimum attenuation with no power
2. Maximum attenuation with no power
Control Type
I2C
RS2
I 2C
RS-232
Ripple Type
S
F
Slow Ripple (Broad Band WDL)
Fast Ripple (Narrow Band WDL)
Wavelength Range
15
MECHANICAL DIMENSIONS
(Units: mm)
Top View
1528 - 1563 nm
Fiber and Jacket Type
4B
4/LT
9/125 µm Panda Fiber, 400 µm buffer
9/125 um Panda Fiber, loose tube
Connector Key Orientation
PMF
Fast axis
PMS
Slow axis
PMN
No Connector
Connector Type
FC/SPC FC/SPC
FC/APC FC/APC
N
NONE
Also Available: SC, SC/UPC, SC/APC, ST, ST/UPC, LC
PM MEMS VOA MODULE
Pigtail Length
1
1 meter
X
Specify X meters
ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Left Side View
PARAMETER
Latching Type
Control Type
Vcc Voltage
Power Consumption
Connector Type
RATING
Non-latching
I2C, RS232
5 VDC
1 W max.
Molex 87833-1620
DiCon Fiberoptics, Inc. 1689 Regatta Blvd. Richmond, CA 94804 Tel. (510) 620-5000 Fax. (510) 620-4100 www.diconfiberoptics.com
PM MEMS VOA MODULE
WDL
2
SPECIFICATIONS / ORDERING INFORMATION
PM MEMS VOA MODULE
0293A