Photonics

Precision fiberoptic and free-space interfaces provide high-speed, low-jitter and low noise signal conversion, and transport of analog and digital signals.

J720 single-channel compact electrical-to-fiberoptic converter

Electrical-to-Optical Converter - J720 Transports logic level or critical timing triggers over kilometer distances in high EMI environments.
  • Link jitter typically < 12 picoseconds RMS
  • 1 nanosecond nominal propagation delay
  • DC to 180 MHz bandwidth, < 250 ps E/O risetime

J724 single-channel compact buffered electrical-to-fiberoptic converter

Electrical-to-Optical Converter - J724 Accepts an adjustable digital logic level input and functions as a fast fiber-coupled laser source.
  • Link jitter typically < 12 picoseconds RMS
  • Available in 850 nm, 1310 nm, and 1550 nm
  • DC to 180 MHz bandwidth, < 250 ps E/O risetime

J730 single-channel compact fiberoptic-to-electrical converter

Optical-to-Electrical Converter - J730 Converts fiber-coupled laser signals to TTL levels.
  • Link jitter typically < 12 picoseconds RMS
  • Available in 850 nm, 1310 nm, and 1550 nm
  • DC to 180 MHz bandwidth, < 750 ps O/E risetime

J750 single-channel compact wideband amplifier

Wideband Amplifier - J750 Amplifies DC to 1 GHz signals with loop-through (signal pickoff) and photodiode modes.
  • Risetime < 350 picoseconds
  • Fixed gain of 100, DC to 1 GHz bandwidth
  • Adjustable DC offset

P730 dual 1:4 benchtop optical-to-electrical fanout buffer

Fanout Buffer - P730 Converts two fast fiber-coupled laser signals to two user-routable output banks, each consisting of four parallel buffered electrical outputs.
  • Link jitter typically ≤ 12 picoseconds RMS
  • Available in 850 nm, 1310 nm, and 1550 nm
  • DC to 500 MHz analog bandwidth

T240 single-channel USB-programmable pulse generator

Pulse Generator - T240 Generates fast complementary pulse outputs with external triggering and programmable amplitude, width, and delay.
  • Risetime / falltime 60 picoseconds typical
  • Programmable amplitude from 0 to 750 mV
  • Pulse width down to 100 picoseconds FWHM

T735 compact DC-coupled optical-to-RS-422/RS-485/LVDS converter

Optical-to-Electrical Converter - T735 Converts fiberoptic input to electrical logic-level outputs, with DC coupled logic and monitor paths.
  • Dual differential RS422/485 or LVDS outputs
  • Dual complimentary TTL outputs
  • Logic and monitor paths are DC coupled

T760 dual-channel compact high voltage optical-to-electrical converter

Optical-to-Electrical Converter - T760 Converts two digital fiberoptic inputs into high-level isolated electrical pulse outputs.
  • Link jitter typically < 15 picoseconds RMS
  • User adjustable 5 to 80-100 V electrical outputs
  • Risetimes < 1-2.5 nanoseconds

T840 2-channel high voltage driver

High Voltage Driver - T840 Drives PLZT electro-optical modulators, piezo elements, vacuum photo devices, and similar capacitive loads.
  • Two independently controlled channels
  • Generates 0 to +1200 volt fast pulses
  • TTL trigger

T860 single-channel compact logic buffer and driver

Logic Buffer/Driver - T860 Incorporates a differential-input comparator and an output driver stage which has adjustable low and high levels and 50 ohm output impedance.
  • Level translator, fet/laser driver, clock buffer
  • Usable from DC to 1 GHz
  • Rise/fall times < 225 picoseconds

V720 6-channel VME buffered electrical-to-optical converter

Electrical-to-Optical Converter - V720 Converts ECL, NIM, TTL, and adjustable logic level inputs to fast, fiber-coupled optical signals for EMI-proof distribution of pulses, triggers, and precision timing signals.
  • Link jitter typically < 12 picoseconds RMS
  • Available in 850 nm, 1310 nm, and 1550 nm
  • DC to 180 MHz bandwidth, < 250 ps E/O risetime

V730 6-channel VME optical-to-electrical converter

Optical-to-Electrical Converter - V730 Converts fiber-coupled laser signals to ECL, NIM, or TTL logic levels for EMI-proof distribution of pulses, triggers, and precision timing signals.
  • Link jitter typically < 12 picoseconds RMS
  • Propagation delay < 5 nanoseconds
  • DC to 180 MHz bandwidth, < 750 ps O/E risetime