Optical Switches

etMEMS Optical Switch Series

etMEMS Optical Switch Series

Agiltron Optical Switch Buyers Guide

  • Si micro-machined based switching cores:
  • Industrial leading performance of high reliability of over billion switching cycles
  • Latching or non-latching
  • High value
  • Excellent optical performance over a wide operating temperature range from -40°C to +85°C
  • No organic materials in the light path
  • Patent pending MEMSLatch™ switch is the worlds first optical MEMS that latches to the position after the electrical power is removed
  • Highly stable against environmental variations of temperature and vibration
  • Optional built-in driving circuit
  • Actuated by 5V electrical pulses.
  • Polarisation independent or maintaining
This series of switches is designed to meet the most demanding carrier class and outdoor optical switching applications.

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Optosun Optical Switch Series

Optosun Optical Switch Series

  • 1x2, 1x4, 1x8, full 2x2 and bypass 2x2 configurations
  • 1310, 1550 and 1310/1550 operating wavelengths

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CrystaLatch Optical Switch Family

CrystaLatch Optical Switch Family

Agiltron Optical Switch Buyers Guide

The CrystaLatch™ magneto-optical sold state optical switch family features
  • Fast response
  • Ultra-high reliability exceeding 100 billion cycles
  • Truly non-mechanical (zero moving parts), activated by an electrical pulse inside an inorganic optical crystal 
  • Intrinsically stable against temperature fluctuation and fatigue
  • Unique fail-safe latching capability
  • Conveniently controllable by a direct low voltage signal or digitally with an integrated electronic driver featuring both TTL and RS232 interface
  • Built-in isolator as well as circulator function
  • Optionally, truly bidirectional
  • High power version with standard  5W CW power handling available
  • Polarisation independent and maintaining versions

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LightBend Optical Switches

LightBend Optical Switches

Agiltron Optical Switch Buyers Guide

The LightBend™ micro-mechanical optical switch family offers:
  • The most affordable high performance optical switch products
  • Patented technology that provides a robust method of altering the light path
  • High reliability and low production cost
  • Configurations include 1x1, 1x2, 1x8, 2x2, and 4x4 as well as dual 1x2 and 2x2 bypass
  • Dual window operation
  • Fibre core from 3 to 400 mm
  • Wavelength from 450 to 8000nm
  • Intrinsically bidirectional
  • Polarisation independent or maintaining

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NanoSpeed Optical Switches

NanoSpeed Optical Switches

Agiltron Optical Switch Buyers Guide

The NanoSpeed™ Fiber Optic Switch family features industry leading performance:
  • Ultra-fast response
  • Ultra-low loss
  • Wide operating temperature range from -50°C to +90°C
  • Highly reliable
  • No organic materials in the light path
  • Polarisation independent or maintaining
  • Patented electro-optical inorganic crystal switch core
  • Highly stable against environmental variations
  • Optional integrated driver
These switches are designed to meet the most mission-critical optical switching applications.

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SelfAlign Switch Series

SelfAlign Switch Series

Agiltron Optical Switch Buyers Guide

The SelfAlign Series of optical fiber switch is
  • Based on a patent pending groove alignment mechanism without the need for AR coating and lenses
  • Unparallelled low loss of about 0.5dB for any array size
  • Low cost
  • Any fibere core size
  • Broad wavelength operation from 300nm-2300nm

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