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Standard PM Fiber

Bend insensitive fibers for sensor & research applications

  • Seven standard wavelengths, 488nm to 1650nm
  • Maximum birefringence – Minimum stress
  • Exceptional polarization maintaining ability

Typical Applications:

  • Interferometric sensors
  • Diode pigtails
  • Coherent beam delivery
  • Modulators
  • Delay lines
  • Spectroscopy
  • Biomedical sensors
  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

    Comparison
    Model HB450 HB600 HB750 HB800 HB1000 HB1250 HB1500
    Operating Wavelength (nm) 488 - 633 633 - 780 780 - 830 830 - 1060 1060 - 1300 1300 - 1550 1520 - 1650
    Cut-Off Wavelength (nm) 350 - 470 500 - 600 610 - 750 600 - 800 840 - 1020 1030 - 1270 1230 - 1520
    Numerical Aperture 0.10 - 0.13 0.14 - 0.18 0.14 - 0.18 0.14 - 0.18 0.14 - 0.18 0.14 - 0.18 0.14 - 0.18
    Mode Field Diameter (μm) 3.0 - 4.1 @488nm 2.8 - 3.7 @633nm 3.5 - 4.6 @780nm 3.7 - 4.9 @830nm 4.8 - 6.3 @1060nm 5.8 - 7.9 @1310nm 7.0 - 9.2 @1550nm
    Attenuation (dB/km) ≤100 @488nm ≤15 @633nm ≤8 @780nm ≤5 @830nm ≤3 @1060nm ≤2 @1310nm ≤2 @1550nm
    Beat-Length (mm) @633 ≤2.0 ≤2.0 ≤2.0 ≤2.0 ≤2.0 ≤2.0 ≤2.0
    Proof Test (%) 1 (100 kpsi) 1 (100 kpsi) 1 (100 kpsi) 1 (100 kpsi) 1 (100 kpsi) 1 (100 kpsi) 1 (100 kpsi)
    Cladding Diameter (μm) 125 ± 1 125 ± 1 125 ± 1 125 ± 1 125 ± 1 125 ± 1 125 ± 1
    Coating Diameter (μm) 245 ± 7 245 ± 7 245 ± 7 245 ± 7 245 ± 7 245 ± 7 245 ± 7
    Coating Type Dual Layer Acrylate Dual Layer Acrylate Dual Layer Acrylate 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 -55 to +85 -55 to +85 -55 to +85
    Product Variants Explained
    HB450 PM Fiber for wavelengths above 450nm
    HB600 PM Fiber for wavelengths above 600nm
    HB750 PM Fiber for wavelengths above 750nm
    HB800 PM Fiber for wavelengths above 800nm
    HB1000 PM Fiber for wavelengths above 1020nm
    HB1250 PM Fiber for wavelengths above 1270nm
    HB1500 PM Fiber for wavelengths above 1520nm
    Operating Wavelength (nm) 488 - 633
    Cut-Off Wavelength (nm) 350 - 470
    Numerical Aperture 0.10 - 0.13
    Mode Field Diameter (μm) 3.0 - 4.1 @488nm
    Attenuation (dB/km) ≤100 @488nm
    Beat-Length (mm) @633 ≤2.0
    Proof Test (%) 1 (100 kpsi)
    Cladding Diameter (μm) 125 ± 1
    Core Cladding Concentricity (μm) ≤0.75
    Coating Diameter (μm) 245 ± 7
    Coating Type Dual Layer Acrylate
    Operating Temperature (°C) -55 to +85
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