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Polarization Maintaining Sub-Nanosecond VOA

Product Description: 

Precision Micro-Optics offers very fast VOA based on Mach-Zehnder optical intensity modulator with response time down to less than 1ns. This cutting-edge product feature very small packaging, high stability and simple driving. The control is activated via a simple electrical control pulse signals and a DC bias.


  • Sub-nano Second Response
  • Small Packaging
  • Separate DC Bias Electrode
  • No Driving Circuit Required
  • Cost Effective
  • High Stability
  • High Reliability


  • Fiber Optic Sensor
  • Test and Measurement
  • Instrumentation

Specifications :  

  Parameters Unit Min Typical Max
  Wavelength** nm 1530 1550 1570
  Response Time ns 1
  Insertion Loss* dB   3.5 4.5
   Attenuation Range* dB 20  
  Extinction Ratio dB 20
  Power Handling W   0.2
  Return Loss dB 45
  Operation Temperature °C 0 70
   Storage Temperature °C -40 85
   RF Port* @DC V 5.0
   Bias Port* @DC V 5.0
   Bandwidth GHz 2.5
  Fiber Type** NA PM1550 or others
  Package Dimension mm 78X12.5

*: At room temperature, exclude connectors
**: Other options are available upon on request

Mechanical Dimensions:

SMA Connector: Control Signal, PIN 1, 2 : BIAS, P3, 4: N/C

1550nm PM Sub-Nanosecond VOA, FC/PC connectors, 900um loose tube protection, FVOA-150241222 ($2350.0): : 


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