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High-Speed
Polarimeter
(A1000)

The A1000 is a compact high-speed Polarization Analyzer (Polarimeter) which provides comprehensive capabilities for analyzing polarization properties of optical signals. This includes representation of the State of Polarization (SOP) on the Poincare Sphere (Stokes Parameter) as well as determining the Muller and Jones Matrices. The on-board algorithms together with the on-board calibration data ensure highly accurate operation across a broad wavelength range.

Due to its real time capability (1 MSamples/s) the instrument is well suited for analyzing disturbed and fluctuating signals as well as for control applications requiring real time feedback of polarization information. The provided analysis software allows a comprehensive analysis of the obtained measurement data. Combining this unit with a polarization controller and a tuneable laser allows high-speed PMD/PDL measurements.
Component
Analyzer
(A2000)

The A2000 is a compact high-speed Component Analyzer which provides characterization of optical components and (sub-)systems regarding:
- Differential Group Delay (DGD) / Polarization Mode Dispersion (PMD)
- Polarization Dependent Loss (PDL)
- Spectral Loss

The instrument uses the Jones Matrix Eigenanalysis (JME) measurement method which is recognized in industry as the "Gold method". Adaptif's implementation of this method guarantees:
- High speed measurement: less than 30s for full PMD/PDL analysis across C
   and L band
- Robustness against fiber movements and drifts / sensitivity to environmental impacts
   greatly reduced compared to traditional JME implementations
Polarization
Stabilizer
(A3000)

Product Highlights:
- Comprehensive Polarization Control and Management Capabilities
- Covers S-, C- and L-band plus 1.3μm window
- Compact size
- Standalone Operation
- Robust, no moving parts - PC Software: polarization NAVIGATORTM

Applications:

- Interferometry: Polarization Stabilization to maximize contrast ratio
- Recirculating Loop Experiments: Loop-synchronous polarization scrambling
- System Test: Polarization Sensitivity Analysis on Link / Transmission Quality
- Component Test: Measurement of PMD / PDL characteristics of optical components
Synchronous
Scrambler
(A3200)

Product Highlights:
- High-Speed Operation
- Covers S-, C- and L-band plus 1.3μm window
- Compact size - Standalone Operation
- Robust, no moving parts - PC Software: polarization NAVIGATORTM

Applications:

- Recirculating Loop Experiments: Loop-synchronous polarization scrambling
- System Test: Polarization Sensitivity Analysis on Link / Transmission Quality
- Component Test: Measurement of PMD / PDL characteristics of optical components
Polarization
Synthesizer
(A3300)

Product Highlights:
- Comprehensive Polarization Stabilization / Control / Switching Capabilities
- Reset-Free / Endless Operation
- Covers Entire Range from 1.3μm Window up to the L-band
- Compact Size - Standalone Operation
- Robust, no Moving Parts - PC Software: polarizationNAVIGATORTM

Applications:

- Transmission System Test: Polarization Sensitivity Analysis on Link /
   Transmission Quality
- Recirculating Loop Experiments: Loop-Synchronous Polarization Scrambling
- Interferometry: Polarization Stabilization to Maximize Contrast Ratio
- Component Test: Measurement of PMD / PDL Characteristics of Optical Components
polarization
navigatorTM

All of our instruments are controlled by the polarization NAVIGATORTM software package. This software includes all drivers, user manuals and help files. Furthermore, the suitable instrument firmware is included with this software package.
The polarization NAVIGATORTM offers comprehensive capabilities for performing measurements and for evaluating the measured data. The measured data can be exported in different file formats. Furthermore, the software can be remotely controlled (automation) by any software which can call DLL functions. Examples for LabView, MATLAB and Python-automation are included.

Screenshots:
- Display Stokes parameters on the Poincare sphere.
- Measure Stokes parameters as a function of time.
- Measure degree of polarization (DOP) as a function of time.
- Calculate polarization extinction ratio (PER) from SOP-trajectories.
- Measure differential group delay (DGD) of fibers and components.
- Measure PDL of fibers and components.
- Measure insertion loss of optical filters.
- Export measurements to MATLAB.