Coherent introduces 1200mW laser for optical amplification
Module allows designers to overcome increased losses in complex amplifier and system architectures
Coherent has announced the industry’s first pump laser module with 1200 mW of output power in a 10-pin butterfly package.
Rapid advances in optical communications technologies are reaching the theoretical limits of fibre-optic capacity and driving the expansion of transmission windows into the extended C- and L-bands. Coherent says these 1200 mW pump lasers provide the additional power needed to amplify the larger number of channels supported by these next-gen ultra-broadband optical transmission systems while meeting the stringent reliability requirements of these advanced networks.
“This is the highest-power commercially available pump laser module on the market, fully qualified, and available today,” said Beck Mason, EVP, Telecommunications Business Unit.
The pump laser module, which is available in standard and low-power-consumption versions, allows designers to overcome increased losses in complex amplifier and system architectures and achieve higher-performance, cost-effective, and reliable amplifier designs. Available in a range of power specifications up to and including 1200 mW, the product allows single pump laser solutions in applications historically requiring two separate lasers.
Coherent will exhibit at ECOC 2023 in Glasgow, Scotland, Oct. 2-4. At the conference, Coherent will showcase the most recent additions to its broad portfolio of differentiated solutions for telecom and datacom optical networks.