NanoSpeed™ Fiber Optical Polarization Switch

  • Solid-State high speed
  • Ultra-high reliability
  • Low insertion loss
  • Compact size
  • Low cost
  • Simple driver
  • Low power consumption

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The NaonSpeedTM Series polarization switch can quickly switch the incoming SOP between two orthogonal polarization states (SOPs). This is achieved using patented non-mechanical configurations with solid-state all-crystal designs, which eliminates the need for mechanical movement and organic materials and activated via an electrical control signal. The NS fiber optic switch is a fast switch device featuring very low loss, fast response, ultra-high reliability and high optical power handling. The input is PM fiber. the output could be either PM or SM fiber. For PM fiber, the polarizations is aligned with slow axis.

Photonwares’s SWDR driver is highly recommended to this polarization switch, by which the switch can be driven by a 0-5V control signal.


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NS Polarization Switch Min Typical Max Unit
Central Wavelength 780 2100 nm
Insertion Loss[1] 1900~2100nm 0.7 1.1 dB
1260~1650nm 0.6 1.0 dB
960~1260nm 0.8 1.2 dB
760~960nm 1.0 1.4 dB
SOP Tolerance [1] ±2.5 ± 4.5 Degree
Extinction ratio [2] 20 dB
Return Loss 45 50 dB
Response Time (Rise, Fall) 300 ns
Repetition Rate [3] 5 100 KHz
Operating Temperature -5 70 oC
Optical Power Handling 300 500 mW
Storage Temperature -40 85 oC
Fiber Type Panda PM fiber and/or SMF28
Package Dimension                   TBD mm

[1]: Measured without connectors.

[2]: In input PM fiber.

[3]: 500kHz driver is available in the special driver