Wavelength Range 1: 1550 ± 50 nm standard, 1310 ± 30nm available
Insertion Loss (intrinsic): 0.8 dB typical)
Return Loss: 55 dB
PDL: < 0.25 dB
PMD: < 0.1 ps
Wavelength Dependent Loss: 0.15 dB over C band or 1310 ± 15nm, depending on version
Optical Power Sensitivity: 5 µW
Max. Optical Input Power: 5 mW
Optical Power Damage Threshold: 300 mW min
Measurement Bandwidth: 50 kHz with preamplifier board; Analog bandwidth for optical head alone is 1.5 MHz
SOP Uncertainty: <1% (At Calibration Wavelength)
DOP Uncertainty: < ±2% (At Calibration Wavelength)
Operating Temperature: 0 to 40 °C
Storage Temperature: -40 to 85 °C
Fiber Type: SMF-28
10 pin w/o preamplifier board
20 pin with preamplifier board
-5 V to -10 V w/o preamplifier board
±12 V with preamplifier board Dimensions: 1.45”(L) × 0.8”(W) × 0.58”(H) (Optical Module)
4.91”(L) × 1.95"(W)” × 0.65"(H) (including PCB) Note: Values are referenced without connectors.
1. Contact General Photonics regarding other wavelengths.
POD PERFORMANCE SOP and DOP accuracy compared with Agilent 8509C polarization analyzer.
POD PERFORMANCE Insertion loss versus wavelength.
POD PERFORMANCE Polarization dependent loss (PDL) versus wavelength.
POD PERFORMANCE Partial polarized light DOP measurement compared with Agilent 8509C.
POD OPTICAL MODULE DIMENSIONS 1.45 in. by 0.8 in Optical Module.
POD BOARD DIMENSIONS POD including 4.91 in. x 1.95 in PCB.
* A calibration matrix for one wavelength within the 1550±50 or 1310±50nm ranges is provided as a standard option. Matrices for additional wavelengths are available as add-on options. Please specify wavelength(s) for calibration matrix or matrices when ordering.
** Standard version is POD with board (02). POD without board (01) is available for custom OEM applications. Contact General Photonics for details.
In-line Polarimeter, 1550 nm, SM fiber, with preamplifier board, 900 µm pigtails, no connectors. (Other connector types available)