Fiber Optical Switches

Photonwares offers the most extensive selection of fiber optical switches on the market. These switches are optimized for various application scenarios using multiple advanced technologies perfected over 20 years, featuring best-in-class attributes with a price-competitive guarantee for volume orders.   We offer the smallest, the fastest, and the most reliable switches in the industry.  Particularly, we produce aerospace fully qualified non-mechanical switches with latching and ultra-high-speed performances;  ultra-low insertion loss fiber to fiber direct coupling broadband switches for testing and spectroscopic applications; ultra-low-cost multiport switches for network protections; and none-blocking and latching MEMS matrix switches.   The table below guides switches selection according to the applications. All switches can be delivered in PM fiber and high power versions up to 50W with driving electronics and control software as well as in a turn-key net-ready box. Photonwares also provides customized designs with complex integrated functions.

Fiber Optical Switch Selection Guide by Applications
Test/Measurement
Fiber-Fiber™ MEMSLatch™
Spectroscopy Fiber-Fiber™  
Protection/Bypass
LightBend™ Fiber-Fiber™
Fast Switch, High Reliability CrystaLatch™ NanoSpeed™
Mini Size MEMSLatch™
Matrix NxM MEMSLatch™
Ultra-Fast       <9ns NanoSpeed™
Ultra-Low Loss       <0.2dB Fiber-Fiber™
Ultra-Broad Wavelength      300 ~ 3000nm
Fiber-Fiber™
Ultra-Low Cost
Fiber-Fiber™ LightBend™