972-978 nm; Spectral Width 0.2 nm; Max. Output Power 0.1-0.5 W; Mini-DIL Package, Ultra-small Package; Threshold Current 55 mA
The LUx series of uncooled pump laser modules provide low power consumption for highly reliable operation. These 980 nm pump lasers are built on II-VI Incorporated’s field-proven OC-2 packaging and fiber alignment platform and rely on II-VI Incorporated’s market-proven G08 lasers to ensure superior wavelength locking performance, reliability and stability.
LUx pump laser modules are available in three versions:
The LU96Z series of uncooled pump laser modules in an 8-pin mini-DIL package are II-VI Incorporated’s third-generation uncooled pump modules providing low power consumption for highly reliable metro, cross-connect, SFF single and multi-channel amplifier designs plus high bit-rate, per-channel amplification. The LU96Z-series is designed for uncooled operation at high temperature and power levels. Qualification of the enhanced G08 chip ensures high reliability even at high operating power and +75 °C. External Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) stabilization provides excellent wavelength and power stability over the entire operating temperature range.
II-VI Incorporated’s MLU96Z series are uncooled 980 nm pump laser modules in a compact 3-pin micro-format package. Designed to meet stringent reliability and power-efficiency requirements, applications include ultra-compact amplifiers for current and next generation high-bit-rate transceivers. MLU96Z series modules measure only 141 mm3 in volume and are available with 80 µm polarization maintaining (PM) fiber supporting 5 mm bend radius, or 125µm single mode (SM) fiber supporting 7.5 mm bend radius. The MLU96Z series consumes less than 0.5 W of power under typical use conditions at up to +85°C. Extended temperature range options support operation at -20 °C.
II-VI Incorporated’s LUS series of 980 nm submarine pump laser modules are designed and manufactured in Zurich, Switzerland, leveraging a high-reliability legacy that spans more than 20 years. A datasheet for the LUS series is available upon request.
Up to 400 (MLU96Z) or 500 mW (LU96Z) Kink-free Power Over Full Operating Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range: -5 to +75 °C (LU96Z), +85 °C With -20 °C Low-temperature Option (MLU96Z)
Fiber Type: Polarization Maintaining (PM) Fiber
Low Power Consumption/Dissipation
Small Form Factor Mini-DIL Package (LU96Z), Ultra-small Package Footprint: 10 x 4.4 x3.2 mm (MLU96Z)
Operating Wavelength: 972 to 978 nm
Spectral Width: 0.2 nm Typical
Wavelength Stabilized/Locked by Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) Over Entire Temperature Range
FBG Located Within the Package Supports Shorter Fiber Lengths (MLU96Z)
Pins Support Through-hole and Surface Mount Forming and Soldering (MLU96Z)
Threshold Current: 55 mA Typical
Operating Forward Voltage: 1.65 V Typical
Maximum Operating Current: 270 to 1,000 mA
Return Loss (RL): >35 dB
Thermal Power Dissipation: 1.35 W Typical (LU96Z)
Applications: Low-noise EDFA Requiring Higher Optical Power With Low Power Consumption and Small Form-factor Package; Single or Multi-stage EDFA Applications Including Single-channel and DWDM Designs (LU96Z); Integrated Amplification Within High-bit-rate Transceiver Modules (MLU96Z); Optical Amplification in Submarine Cables (LUS)