AdvR Home    Guiding light toward

         device development
  Home About AdvR Products Prototypes Research Lidar Contact Us
AdvR Home Print this page  
Optical Fiber Switch

Optical Fiber Switch

AdvR has developed a 1x35 programmable fiber switch for a NASA fiber lidar system. This technology is based on a 2-dimensional arrangement of AdvR's electro-optic beam deflectors enabling rapid switching speeds and high optical power capability not practical with MOEMS and waveguide technologies. Internal beam scanning minimize the number of optical components needed resulting in a compact package with high device throughput.

Switch Specs:

Optical Loss
Optical Power
Max Voltage
Switch Rate
Fiber Density
Fiber Cross Talk

1 single mode 1064nm, Panda PM with FC/APC
35 single mode fibers, non PM, FC/APC
< 1.5dB (> 70% transmission)
multi-Watt cw or > 200uJ @ 3ns pulses, 1064nm
+/- 2000V in X, +/- 2000V in Y
dc to 20 MHz fiber to fiber
6 cm3 per fiber
Cascaded Fiber Switches

Beam Deflector
AdvR Fiber Switch

The demonstration of a two-dimensional fiber optic switch
(5 X 7 fiber array) is also shown in the video below.

Please contact us to discuss a development program to suit your project.

The video on this page requires Adobe flash. If you do not see the video please visit:
Get Adobe Flash
Adobe Flash Plugin Installation


Copyright 2016 AdvR Inc. All rights reserved