MEMS Ultra Mini Variable Optical Attenuator

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(world smallest, 1310nm, 1550nm)

The MEMS Series VOA is based on a proprietary micro-electro-mechanical mechanism featuring compact design, high reliability, and excellent optical performance. The VOA is compliant with the Telcordia 1209 and 1221 reliability standards.

The VOA is available in either normally-open or normally-closed configurations. The VOA is driven by applying an electrical voltage.

  • Compact
  • Low Cost
  • High Reliability
  • Low IL, PDL, WDL and TDL
  • Low Power Consumption

 

  • Power Control
  • Power Regulate
  • Channel Balance
  • Instrumentation

 

MM Series VOAMinTypicalMaxUnit
Central Wavelength  1310±50 / 1480±50  / 1550±50nm
Insertion Loss[1]0.50.8dB
Attenuation Range2530dB
Polarization Dependent Loss@10dB0.150.3dB
@20dB0.250.5dB
Wavelength Dependent Loss@10dB0.20.4dB
@20dB0.40.7dB
Temperature Dependent Loss[2]@10dB0.40.7dB
@20dB0.81.2dB
Attenuation ResolutionContinuous
Polarization Mode Dispersion0.010.05ps
Return Loss45dB
Repeatability0.1dB
Response Time36ms
Driving Voltage at 10 dB attenuation3V
Driving Voltage at 30 dB attenuation55.2[3]V
Device Resistance100ohm
Power Consumption[4]80130mW
Optical Power Handling300500mW
Operating Temperature-575oC
Storage Temperature-4085oC
Reliability          Telcordia 1209 and 1221
Fiber TypeCorning SMF28 or equivalent
Package DimensionSee drawing belowmm
    Notes:
1.    Excluding connectors
2.   Reference to room temperature
3.   Over this value will damage the device
4.   For full dynamic range.
P/N: UMOA