AE8600 Optical Spectrum Analyzer

Applicable fiber: SM(9.5/125μm), MMF(50/125μm, 62.5/125μm)

  • Single mode and multi-mode wavelength range from 600nm to 1700nm.
  • Wide range of power measurement from +20dBm to -90dBm and wide dynamic range up to 73dB typical
  • Outstanding wavelength & power measurement accuracy with λ resolution up to 0.02nm and built-in calibration source
  • WDM, Laser, and EDFA test modes
  • 10.1″ 1280×800 TFT touchscreen LCD
  • Multiple data storage and interface – LAN (RJ-45), USB, RS232, GP-IB … etc.
  • Customizable auto-test scenario

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Description

AE8600 Optical Spectrum Analyzer

NEW! AE8600 Optical Spectrum Analyzer
The AE8600 is a high precision diffraction-grating, high-resolution optical spectrum analyzer with measurement wavelength range of 600nm to 1700nm. The 10.1″ LCD touch screen and concise GUI offer the easiest way to handle optical spectrum analysis. AE8600 provides a wide selection of test methodology, including laser spectrum scan (DPB, FP), WDM system testing, EDFA system testing, transmittance and drift testing, which are essential for in-field and factory applications. The AE8600 offers exceptional stability and reliability, high-speed spectral sweeping, and multiple ways to export and analyze measurement data. It’s the ideal instrument for fast and precise optical spectral testing to satisfy long-term investment with the best cost performance value.

Overview

Brought to you by Deviser Instruments Inc, the AE8600 is a high-precision diffraction-grating, high-resolution optical spectrometer with
wavelength range of 600nm to 1700nm. The 10.1” LCD touchscreen and concise graphical user interface of AE8600 offer the easiest
way to handle optical spectrum analysis.
AE8600 provides a wide selection of test methodology, including laser spectrum scans (DPB, FP), WDM system testing, EDFA system
testing, transmittance and drift testing, which are essential for in-field and factory applications. The AE8600 offers exceptional stability
and reliability, high-speed spectral sweeping, and multiple ways to export and analyze measurement data. It’s the ideal instrument
for fast and precise optical spectral testing to satisfy long-term investment with the best cost performance value.

A wealth of functions and connection interfaces

1. 10.1 inch TFT LCD touchscreen
2. Optical Interface
3. Rotary knob
4. USER button
5. USB
6. RS232
7. VGA
8. USB
9. Ethernet
10. GP-IB

Typical applications

Optical Amplifier (EDFA) Measurement Fabry-Perot Laser Diode (FP LD) Analysis
• PSSE– Source Spontaneous Emission (SSE) spectral density at the signal wavelength
• PASE – Total noise spectral density, including SSE, at the signal wavelength
• Gain
• Noise coefficient
• Center wavelength and power
• Root-Mean-Square (RMS) and Full Width at Half Maximum (FWHM) of power spectral density over wavelength range
• Bandwidth
• Mode separation
Distributed Feedback Laser Diode (DFB LD) Analysis

• Center wavelength and power
• Total power
• Bandwidth
• Side Mode Suppression Ratio (SMSR)
• Optical Signal-to-Noise Ratio (OSNR)
• Drifting of center wavelength

Gas measurement

When used with broadband light sources such as super continuum (SC) or super luminescent diode (SLD), the AE8600 can display the light absorption spectrum of the measured gas mixture.

Dimensions

Additional information

Dimensions 42.7 × 22.1 × 44.8 cm
Item Function
Measurement
Sweep mode Repeat sweep, single sweep, AUTO (automatically sets measuring condition) , sweep between marker, data logging
 

Condition Setting

Center wavelength, span, wavelength sampling points, wavelength resolution, measurement sensitivity, high dynamic mode, average count(1 to 999), double-speed measurement mode, smoothing, APC level correction
Others Sweep status output, analog output
Display
Vertical scale Level scale (0.1 to 10dB/div., linear) , level subscale (0.1 to 10dB/div., linear) , reference level display, DIV display (8, 10 or 12) , power density (dB/nm), dB/km, %, noise mask
Horizontal scale wavelength (nm), frequency(THz), zoom
Display mode & items Single waveform display, split screen display, data table display, label display, template display, measure- ment condition display
Trace
 

Trace functions

Simultaneous display of 7 independent traces, max/min value detection display, calculation between traces display, normalized display, curve fit display, peak curve fit display, marker curve fit display, roll averaging (2 to 100 times)
Others Trace copy /trace clear, Write/Fix setting, show / hide setting
Marker &Search
Marker Delta marker(Max.1024), vertical / horizontal line markers, advanced marker
Search Peak search, bottom search, auto search (On/OFF), search between vertical axis line marker, search within zoom area
Data analysis
 

Analysis functions

Spectral width analysis (threshold, envelope, RMS, peak-RMS, notch) , WDM (OSNR) analysis, EDFA-NF analysis, filter peak/bottom analysis, WDM filter peak/bottom analysis, DFB-LD/FP-LD/LED analysis, SMSR analysis, power analysis, PMD analysis
Others Auto analysis execution setting(ON/OFF), analysis between vertical axis line markers, analysis within the zoom area
Other functions
Alignment Auto alignment using built-in calibration light source.
Optical Spectrum Measurement Specifications
Applicable fiber SM(9.5/125µm), MMF(50/125µm, 62.5/125µm)
Wavelength range 600 ~ 1700nm
Wavelength resolution bandwidth 0.02 ~ 2nm
Wavelength resolution setting 0.02nm, 0.06nm, 0.1nm, 0.2nm, 0.5nm, 1nm, 2nm
 

Wavelength accuracy

1520 to 1620 nm ±0.02 nm

1450 to 1520 nm ±0.04 nm

Entire wavelength range ±0.1 nm

Wavelength repeatability ±0.005 nm (1 min.)
Wavelength linearity ±0.01 nm (1520 to 1580 nm)

±0.02 nm (1450 to 1520 nm, 1580 to 1620 nm)

Min. sampling resolution 0.001nm
Optical Power Measurement Specifications
 

Level sensitivity

-90dBm(1300-1620nm, resolution ≥0.05nm)

-85dbm(1000-1300nm, resolution ≥0.05nm)

-60dBm(600 – 1000nm, resolution ≥0.05nm)

Maximum input power +20dBm
Level accuracy ±0.4dB(1310/1550nm, input level: -20dBm)
Level linearity ±0.05dB( input level: -50~+10dBm)
Wavelength sampling points (Max.) 50000
Optical return loss >35dB (with angled-PC connector)
Polarization dependence ±0.05dB(1550nm)
 

Dynamic range

Peak ±0.1nm 39dB (Resolution: 0.02nm) Peak ±0.4nm 60dB (Resolution: 0.05nm) Peak ±1.0nm 73dB (Resolution: 0.05nm)
General Specificatons
Display 10.1 inch TFT LCD touchscreen (Resolution: 1280×800)
 

Interface

USB2.0 ×5, USB 3.0, VGA, GP-IB
RJ45 LAN port (10M/100M/1000M), RS232-DB9
Support maximum 32GB
Data storage 8GB hard drive
Operating temperature +5~+35℃
Storage temperature -10~+50℃
Power supply AC 100-240V 1.7A 50~60Hz
DC 12V 5.4A max.