UltraSpan® Power Booster
Coherent | Finisar

UltraSpan® Power Booster

Manufacturer: Coherent | Finisar

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"Finisar's UltraSpan® Power Booster is a unique high output power EDFA designed to boost the launch power into the transmission fiber up to 26 dBm. This high output power is critical in applications requiring an improved optical signal to noise ratio (OSNR), such as high capacity 40 Gb/s, 100 Gb/s, 80 channel systems, and systems containing ultra-long spans. Packaged in a 1RU rack-mountable unit, the EDFA is network-ready including built-in software that supports SNMP communications. The UltraSpan® Power Booster is designed to be deployed in conjunction with existing booster amplifiers. Thus, it provides relatively low gain and high output power as required for boosting the output of existing booster amplifiers from 17-20 dBm to the range of 23-26 dBm. As the product is fully compatible with existing booster amplifiers, it can easily and rapidly be integrated into any existing system design to allow the system to support OSNR critical applications requiring high launch power. Using unique, patented, automatic power reduction mechanisms, the UltraSpan Power Booster is classified as a Class 1M laser product, although it typically provides output power of above 21 dBm. The amplifier contains two parallel fully independent eye safety mechanisms that shut down the amplifier in case of a fiber link disruption, including open connectors (PC or APC) or broken fiber, even at a distance of a few tens of kilometers from the unit. The UltraSpan® Power Booster can optionally be provided in a high gain configuration to replace existing booster amplifiers, as well as a module for integration in a line card."

UltraSpan® Power Booster
"Finisar's UltraSpan® Power Booster is a unique high output power EDFA designed to boost the launch power into the transmission fiber up to 26 dBm."
Coherent | Finisar

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Technical Specification

Product Highlights:
  • Works with any existing booster amplifier
  • Rack-mountable 1RU, network ready, SNMP support
  • Output power up to 26 dBm, fixed gain 6-20 dB
  • Eye safety - Class 1M
  • Boost existing EDFA output power
  • 40 Gb/s, 100 Gb/s and/or 80+ channels systems
  • OSNR improvement
  • Long repeaterless links
  • Long span masking


Coherent | Finisar

Coherent Corp. is a global leader in materials, networking, and lasers for the industrial, communications, electronics, and instrumentation markets. The company is headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1971 to manufacture high-quality materials and optics for industrial lasers. Today, the company operates in more than 20 countries around the world. Coherent is focused on delivering innovations that fuel market megatrends while pursuing our mission of enabling the world to be safer, healthier, closer, and more efficient. Coherent empowers market innovators to define the future through breakthrough technologies, from materials to systems.

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