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Fiber-Q® 1550 nm Fiber Coupled AOM

For use at the wavelength of 1550 nm, with a rise/fall time of 6 ns and an operating frequency of 300 MHz, with SM pigtails.

Full Product Description
1550 nm
Min: 1530 nm, Max: 1565 nm, Typical: 1550 nm
Rise/Fall Time:
6 ns
Operating frequency:
300 MHz
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Product description

A hermetic fiber-coupled acousto-optic modulator for use at 1550 nm, with a rise/fall time of 6 ns and an operating frequency of 300 MHz, for use with polarization maintaining (PM) pigtails.

G&H specialises in providing optical components for high-power fiber laser and amplifier systems. In-house control of critical manufacturing processes; from crystalline material selection and orientation, cutting, polishing, and anti-reflection coating through to fiber coupling, ensure our components are of the highest optical quality.

Key features

  • Low insertion loss
  • Compact low profile package
  • Rugged hermetic design
  • Stable performance
  • Low power consumption


Interaction materialSilicon
Wavelength1550 nm
WavelengthMin: 1530 nm, Max: 1565 nm, Typical: 1550 nm
Optical power handlingMax: 1 W
Peak optical power handlingMax: 1 kW (Dependent on pulse width)
Insertion lossMax: 3 dB
Polarization extinction ratioMin: 15 dB
Extinction ratioMin: 50 dB
Return lossMin: 40 dB (RF ON/RF OFF)
Rise/Fall Time6 ns
Operating frequency300 MHz
VSWRMax: 1.5:1
Input impedance50 Ω
RF powerMax: 5 W Max duty cycle 20%, Max pulse-length 1 µs
Fiber typeFujikura PM1550 (SM15-PS-U25A) or equivalent
Fiber lengthMin: 1.5 m (900 µm PVDF sleeving)
Fiber terminationBare fiber

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