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ephoox OVNA-P100X

ADVANCED PHOTONIC MODULE FOR MEASURING PHOTONIC, OPTOELECTRONIC AND ELECTRO-OPTIC S-PARAMETERS

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Performance and Applications

Featuring a modulation bandwidth of up to 40 GHz and ready to use either fixed or tunable optical sources centered @ 1550 and 1310 nm, this external optical instrument upgrades the functionality of VNAs to carry out measurements and characterization of the S-parameters of a variety of components and devices such as electro-optic modulators (EOMs), photodiodes, optical amplifiers, Radio over Fiber subsystems (RoF subsystems) and any other passive or active, all-optical or electro-optical devices and systems.

Key Features

  • Operation frequency up to 40 GHz
  • Available for 1550 and 1310 nm
  • Internal optical source and external optical input
  • High OMI efficiency
  • Two receivers for low and high power optical inputs
  • Protection system for electronic and optical internal components

Applications

  • Transmission system test
  • Components characterization
  • Receiver frequency test
  • R&D laboratories

Measurement Capabilities

The main measurement capabilities are the following:

  • 3 dB cut-off frequency (S21)
  • Responsivity (S21)
  • Electrical reflection (S11 or S22)
  • Group Delay vs. frequency
  • Insertion Loss (IL)
  • Transmission bandwidth
  • All electrical S-parameter measurements