The PLANEX 1550 nm Laser Diode from Redfern Integrated Optics is an External Cavity Laser Diode that operates at a wavelength of 1530 nm - 1565 nm. It delivers an output power of 10 mW - 30 mW and has a wavelength tuning range above 30 pm. This laser diode operates in continuous wave, modulated, and pulsed modes. It has an optical isolation of over 40 dB and a polarization extinction ratio greater than 20 dB.
The PLANEX 1550 nm Laser Diode has a narrow linewidth of less than 1 kHz and spectral Lorentzian linewidth of up to 15 kHz (Grade 1), 5 kHz (Grade 3) & 2 kHz (Grade 4). It has a relative intensity short noise of over 500 kHz and phase noise of 22 µrad/rt(Hz) (Grade 1), 8 µrad/rt(Hz) (Grade 3) & 4 µrad/rt(Hz) (Grade 4). This laser diode is based on RIO’s proprietary planar technology - PLANEXTM and consists of a gain chip, planar lightwave circuit (PLC) & bragg grating.
The PLANEX 1550 nm Laser Diode is Telcordia GR-468-qualified and RoHS Complaint. This laser diode is available in SMF or PMF pigtail options and is ideal for acoustic and seismic sensing, defense and security, oil & gas - exploration & production, LiDAR & remote sensing, interferometric fiber optic sensing, metrology, RF, microwave photonics & coherent communication applications.