C-Band Boosters & Preamplifiers

MPB Boosters & Preamplifiers

High power boosters of up to 30 dBm output power and low noise preamps with input power as low as -50 dBm provides the flexibility to meet a wide array of customer requirements.

Available with AC power supply for the 1RU and Benchtop formats, and with RS232 and USB communication ports in the 2RU modules.

Power Amplifiers

These one- to four-pump boosters are ideally suited to calibration of instruments at high-power level and linearity checks.

1RU Test InstrumentFeatures

 

Benchtop

1RU-AC

2RU

 
Maximum Saturated Output Power at -5 dBm Input Power 23 27 30 dBm
Minimum Operational Bandwidth 1529 - 1563 1529 - 1563 1535-1567 nm
Noise Figure at 1550 nm, -5 dBm Input Power ≤ 5.0 (4.3 typ) ≤ 5.0 (4.3 typ) ≤ 5.5 dB
Many standard models available with output powers between 10 dBm and 30 dBm

Gain-Flattened Amplifiers

Flattened up to 40 nm, these units offer high output power in the C band for DWDM applications, with the same user-friendly features of their non-flattened cousins.

Features

 

Benchtop

1RU-AC

 
Maximum Saturated Output Power 22 27 dBm
Minimum Operational Bandwidth 1530 - 1565 1530 - 1565 nm
Noise Figure ≤ 5.5 ≤ 5.5 dB
Gain Flatness at Optimum Gain < 1.5 < 1.5 dB
Many standard models available with output powers between 10 dBm and 27 dBm

Preamplifiers

Extremely high-gain and almost quantum-limited noise figure in one turn-key package.

Features

  • Near quantum-limited noise figure
  • Up to 50 dB small-signal gain
  • Output isolator

 

Benchtop

Benchtop

Benchtop

 
Model EFA-R35 RFA-R35-ISO EFA-R35W  
Minimum Operational Bandwidth

1542-1560

1542-1560

1530-1565

nm
Noise Figure at -30 dBm Input Power ≤ 3.5 ≤ 4 ≤ 4.2 dB
Gain at 1550 nm, -30 dBm Input Power > 42 > 42 - dB
Per Channel Gain at -25 dBm Input Power - - > 36 dB
Saturated Output Power at -4 dBm Input Power ≥ 16.5 ≥ 16.5 ≥ 14.5 dBm
Input Isolator none standard standard  
These models can also be provided in a 1RU-AC package

 

 

 

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