Coherent Solutions

Coherent Solutions make the world’s highest performing test and measurement instruments for high-speed optical communications. This is a privilege we never take for granted. In fact, like millions of businesses, we directly benefit from the advances in communications technology our products enable in research labs all over the world.

It’s this global perspective that has enabled us to emerge as a world leader from our headquarters in Auckland, New Zealand. We’re surrounded by technology companies making a worldwide impact. This provides daily inspiration to build best-in-class solutions by focusing on our customers’ needs and harnessing the latest advances in technology.

Our motivation also comes from a desire to solve problems. And just like the industry we serve, that’s how we like to measure our success. We know the only way to be a world-class business is through our passionate and loyal customers and we will never pass up the opportunity to help them succeed.

This customer-first philosophy extends all the way from sourcing the best components, assembling the highest-performing test instruments and empowering researchers and engineers with easy-to-use software. We go the extra mile to deliver the absolute best solutions to our customers. On this we won’t accept compromise.

Our international team of engineers and developers has global experience, knowledge and capability. They understand your problems and can build bespoke solutions, backed by exceptional customer service.

Tel: +64 (0)9-478-4849

Tel: 1-800-803-8872 (North America toll free)

Fax: +64 (0)9-479-4851

sales@coherent-solutions.com

Products

Coherent Solutions - Coherent Modulation Transmitter Solutions

  • Choose from 40 GHz, 26 GHz or 11 GHz of bandwidth
  • Pattern independent Automatic Bias Control
  • High repeatability and reliability of optimized optical signals
  • Inbuilt narrow linewidth tunable laser
  • Perfect for M-QAM, M-PSK, CO-OFDM and custom modulation formats
  • Intuitive and user-friendly GUI
  • Complete remote control capability
  • Capable of supporting baud rates of up to 64 GBaud
  • Highly customizable to suit your needs

Coherent Solutions - CoRx-Tester - Automated Coherent Receiver Tester

  • Vast coverage of key OIF test parameters in under 2 minutes
  • Automated one-click testing
  • Intuitive dedicated software
  • De-embed your test jig
  • Future proof and scalable modular design
  • Ethernet and USB connectivity
  • 19” Rack Mountable

Coherent Solutions - IQABC – Automatic Bias Controller

  • Modulation format independent ABC algorithm
    • The robust ABC algorithm works with any modulation formats for a truly automated operation
  • Independent control of all DC biases
    • Each of I, Q or Phase DC biases can be controlled independently in either automatic or manual mode
  • Accurate & stable tracking of bias drifts
    • Our advanced ABC algorithm constantly tracks any drift, so you get stable and repeatable results every time
  • Compatible with OIF standard IQ modulators
    • The external modulation adaptor board provides simple and quick connectivity to any IQ Modulator with OIF compatibility
  • Superior connectivity
    • Control the IQABC locally or remotely via USB or Ethernet. With SCPI compatibility the choise is yours
  • Easy to use software
    • IQABC software controller provides access to all the functions in a clean, simple and intuitive graphical interface
  • Product warranty
    • All Coherent Solutions products come with a standard 3 year warranty

Coherent Solutions - IQFROG - Frequency-Resolved Optical Gating Pulse Analyzer

IQFROG 1.0 μm
  • 1000 nm – 1100 nm input pulse wavelength range
  • Intensity & phase measurement for pulses 300 fs to 50 ps long
  • Autocorrelation measurement up to 50 ps
IQFROG 1.5 μm
  • 1520 nm – 1610 nm input pulse wavelength range
  • Perfect for C & L band fiber lasers
  • Intensity & phase measurement for pulses 300 fs to 50 ps long
  • Autocorrelation measurement up to 50 ps

Coherent Solutions - IQTLS – Tunable CW Laser Source

  • Benchtop Tunable Laser Source
  • Narrow 100kHz linewidth
  • Full tunability across C or L band
  • Smarter calibration for enhanced power flatness
  • 0.01pm tuning resolution
  • Up to 15dBm of power
  • Single or dual laser configurations
  • Remote PC control (Ethernet or USB)
  • Intuitive, easy to use software

Coherent Solutions - LaserBlade – Modular Tunable Laser

  • 2 or 4 lasers per blade
  • Full tunability across C or L band
  • Smarter calibration for enhanced power flatness
  • 0.01pm tuning resolution
  • Narrow 100kHz linewidth, up to 15dBm of power
  • Modular test platform compatible with expanding range of Blades
  • Remote PC control (Ethernet or USB)
  • Intuitive, easy to use software.

Coherent Solutions - LaserBlade-DFB – Modular Laser Source

  • 1, 2 or 4 lasers per blade
  • Highly customizable laser source
  • Wide range of wavelengths and powers
  • Compatible with all MTP Blades including VOABlade, PowerBlade, SwitchBlade & PolBlade
  • Remote PC control (Ethernet or USB)
  • Intuitive, easy to use software
  • 19-inch rack mountable

Coherent Solutions - MTP1000 & MTPmini

Versatile and Cost-effective Modular Optical Test Platform  
  • MTP1000
    • The MTP1000 is a benchtop and rack-mountable chassis that can be configured with up to 9 individual Blades to meet your specific requirements. Replace multiple test instruments with one cost-effective platform for quick and simple automation of your testing set-up.
  • MTPmini
    • The MTPmini is a compact benchtop chassis with 2 Blade bays and comes equipped with a touchscreen for stand-alone operation. MTPmini lets you harness all the flexibility and connectivity of the MTP Blades in a convenient form factor.

Coherent Solutions - o2e - O/E Converter

  • DC or AC coupled
    • Choose from Dc or AC coupling to suit your specific test application
  • Amplified RF output
    • Various conversion gain options allow you to easily measure low power, high speed optical signals
  • High bandwidth
    • Our high performing O2E allows you to successfully test high baudrate signals with up to 50GHz of bandwith
  • Calibrated readings
    • Onboard storage of calibration data can be accessed via SPCI commands, making it easier to generate calibrated measurements and scale your measurement capabilities
  • Various wavelength ranges
    • The O2E can be customized to a wide range of wavelengths and is suitable for single mode and multimode applications

Coherent Solutions - O2EBlade – Optical-to-Electrical Converter

  • AC or DC coupled
  • 1, 2 or 4 channels
  • Various conversion gain and operating wavelength range
  • Compatible with all MTP Blades including VOABlade, PowerBlade, SwitchBlade & PolBlade
  • Remote PC control (Ethernet or USB)
  • Intuitive, easy to use software
  • 19-inch rack mountable

Coherent Solutions - Optical Modulation Analyzer

  • Up to 65 GHz system bandwidth
  • Up to 130 GBaud detectable baud rate
  • Up to 160 GS/s sample rate
  • Real-time acquisition for testing of coherent modulated optical communications links
  • Built-in dispersion compensation, polarization de-multiplexing, and carrier recovery algorithms
  • Supports DP-QPSK, DP-16QAM, and a wide variety of other PSK and QAM formats
  • Support for custom modulation formats
  • Built-in local oscillator
  • Adaptive calibration – Receiver can be disconnected and reconnected without factory calibration

Coherent Solutions - PolBlade – High-speed Polarization Controller

  • High speed polarization control
  • Preset or custom scramble modes
  • Repeatability < 0.02 dB
  • Low insertion loss providing higher performance
  • Supports wavelengths from 1260 nm to 1620 nm
  • Compatible with the LaserBlade, VOABlade, PowerBlade & SwitchBlade
  • Remote PC control (Ethernet or USB)
  • Intuitive, easy to use software
  • 19-inch rack mountable

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