High linearity analog receivers and transmitters from AGx

AGx technologies: Fibre optic transmitters and receiversWe have partnered with AGx technologies to bring you a range of high linearity analog receivers and transmitters. AGx are a leading supplier of semi-conductor lasers and detectors.

Their applications include analog transmission over fibre (RFoF / RFoG), sensors, cable television (CATV), cellular networks, distributed antenna systems (DAS), satellite transmission (SAT) and monitoring.



Fibre optic transmitters

The MQW DFB laser modules are designed for use in the transmission of broadband analog signals. The high linearity of the direct modulated lasers makes them especially suitable for RF over fibre applications, whereas the CW lasers are suitable for use with external modulators. All critical components are hermetically sealed, including optical isolator, TEC, thermistor, laser and monitor photodiode.

Key features

  • High linearity distributed feedback (DFB) laser
  • Directly Modulated or CW
  • Wavelength available: ITU CWDM, 1310 nm, 1550 nm
  • Wide operating temperature range
  • Output power range available: ≥2 up to ≥60 mW (depending on type)
  • Bandwidth: up to 10 GHz
  • SMF28e fibre, flame retardant 0.9 mm diameter Hytrel coating; bend insensitive fibre or polarisation maintaining fibre (PMF) available upon request
  • RoHS compliant
Applications
  • CATV broad- and narrowcast, forward path applications
  • RF over fibre (RFoF)
  • Microwave delay line
  • Satellite antenna remoting

 

Fibre optic receivers

The analog receivers incorporate a highly linear InGaAs photodiode sensitive to the wavelength range between 1100 nm and 1650 nm and work at a bandwidth of up to 6 GHz.

Key features

  • High linearity, low capacitance photodiode
  • Low back reflection
  • Wide RF bandwidth up to 6 GHz
  • Wide operating temperature range
  • Fibre pigtailed or receptacle package
  • RoHS compliant
Applications
  • Analog/digital QAM
  • RF over fibre (RFoF), RF over Glass (RFoG)
  • FTTC/FTTH, PON networks
  • CATV and SAT node receivers
  • Higher channel satellite signal transmission

 

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