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L-Band & C-Band Erbium Doped Fibers

Erbium doped fibers for high channel-count DWDM systems

  • Optimized core composition for high-channel-count DWDM systems’ EDFAs
  • World-class leading conversion efficiency
  • Suitable for C and L-band amplifiers

Typical Applications:

  • EDFAs/telecoms
  • Fiber lasers
  • Biomedical illumination
  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • ASE light sources
  • Gyros
  • Current sensors
  • Distributed sensor systems

    Comparison
    Model I-12(980/125) I-12(980/125)HC I-15(980/125)HC I-25(980/125)
    Cut-Off Wavelength (nm) 900 - 970 1200 - 1320 1200 - 1320 900 - 970
    Numerical Aperture 0.21 - 0.23 0.23 - 0.26 0.23 - 0.26 0.23 - 0.26
    Mode Field Diameter (μm) 5.7 - 6.6 @1550nm 5.0 - 5.5 @1550nm 4.8 - 5.4 @1550nm 5.3 - 6.3 @1550nm
    Attenuation (dB/km) ≤10 ≤10 ≤10 ≤10
    Polarization Mode Dispersion (ps/m) ≤0.005 ≤0.005 ≤0.005 ≤0.005
    Proof Test (%) 1 or 2 (100 or 200 kpsi) 1 or 2 (100 or 200 kpsi) 1 or 2 (100 or 200 kpsi) 1 or 2 (100 or 200 kpsi)
    Cladding Diameter (μm) 125 ± 1 125 ± 1 125 ± 1 125 ± 1
    Core Cladding Concentricity (μm) ≤0.3 ≤0.3 ≤0.3 ≤0.5
    Coating Diameter (μm) 245 ± 7 245 ± 7 245 ± 7 245 ± 7
    Coating Type Dual Layer Acrylate Dual Layer Acrylate Dual Layer Acrylate Dual Layer Acrylate
    Operating Temperature (°C) -55 to +85 -55 to +85 -55 to +85 -55 to +85
    Absorption (dB/m) 14 - 21 @1531nm 17 - 21 @1531nm 27 - 33 @1531nm 35 - 45 @1531nm
    Product Variants Explained
    I-12(980/125) Mid level absorption fiber for short length C-band and L-band EDFAs
    I-12(980/125)H High cut-off wavelength, mid level absorption fiber for higher power short length C-band and L-band EDFAs
    I-15(980/125)HC High cut-off wavelength, mid/high level absorption fiber for higher power short length C-band and L-band EDFAs
    I-25(980/125) Very high absorption fiber for short length L-band EDFAs
    Cut-Off Wavelength (nm) 900 - 970
    Numerical Aperture 0.21 - 0.23
    Mode Field Diameter (μm) 5.7 - 6.6 @1550nm
    Attenuation (dB/km) ≤10
    Proof Test (%) 1 or 2 (100 or 200 kpsi)
    Cladding Diameter (μm) 125 ± 1
    Core Cladding Concentricity (μm) ≤0.3
    Coating Diameter (μm) 245 ± 7
    Coating Type Dual Layer Acrylate
    Operating Temperature (°C) -55 to +85
    Absorption (dB/m) 14 - 21 @1531nm
    Polarization Mode Dispersion (ps/m) ≤0.005
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