CrystaLatch™ 1×16 PM High-Power Bidirectional Optical Switch

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The CL Series 1×16 PM High Power Bidirectional Solid State fiberoptic switch connects optical channels by redirecting an incoming optical signal into a selected output fiber. This is achieved using patented non-mechanical configurations and activated via an electrical control signal. Latching operation preserves the selected optical path after the drive signal has been removed. The all solid sate CL 1×16 PM High Power Bidirectional fiberoptic switch features low insertion loss, high extinction ratio, high channel isolation, and extremely high reliability and repeatability. It is designed to meet the most demanding switching requirements of continuous operation without failure, longevity, operation under shock/vibration environment and large temperature variations, and fast response time.

The switch also has build-in Circulator and isolator functions. Electronic driver is available for this series of switches.

♦ High Speed
♦ Non Mechanical
♦ High Reliability
♦ Fail-Safe Latching
♦ Low Insertion Loss
♦ Rugged
♦ Compact
♦ Cost Effective
♦ Direct Low Voltage Drive

♦ Optical Signal Routing
♦ Network Protection
♦ Burst Switching
♦ Configurable Add/Drop
♦ Signal Monitoring
♦ Instrumentation


Operation Wavelength[1]152015501580nm
Insertion Loss[2]1.52.6dB
Cross Talk3550dB
Extinction Ratio182530dB
Polarization Mode Dispersion0.2ps
Return Loss50dB
Switch Speed (Rise,Fall)50200us
Repetition Rate2KHz
Optical Power Handling5W
Operating Temperature070°C
Storage Temperature-4085°C
Switch TypeSolid State Latching
Fiber TypePanda PM Fiber


    [1] Agiltron can achieve same SPEC at L band
    [2] Excluding connectors

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