The ASE Light Source is an ultra stable light source equipment designed for applications requiring high optical power over a wide wavelength range. It has useful applications for DWDM systems, sensor systems and components characterization.

Features & Applications
Ordering Codes


-ASE C-Band Light Source-


Wide range of output power (+10dBm, +13dBm, +15dBm, +17dBm, +20dBm, +23dBm)
Excellent output power stability
Very flat spectrum
Spectral measurements of C-Band DWDM passive components
Noise simulation in DWDM systems
Fiber Optics Sensors
PMD Measurement


Parameter Performance
Wavelength 1525 nm ~ 1565 nm
Total Output Power >+10 dBm (+20 dBm, Maximum)
Spectrum Density > -4 dBm/nm (15 dBm typical 1528 nm to 1563 nm)

Spectrum Flatness
(with GFF)

< 1 dB at low output power (3~8 dBm)
< 2 dB at high output power (< 17 dBm)
Output Stability ± 0.02 dB (8 hrs) 
Output Connector FC/APC, others on request
Operating Temperature
0°C to 40 °C
Storage Temperature
-40°C to 70 °C
230.5 mm x 89 mm x 300 mm
Power Supply
230/110 V     50/60 Hz
Optical Output Power
Keylock switch, Output Optical Power
Laser Indicator and Alarm Indicator
Computer Interface
RS-232 (optional)
Other Specification available
Wavelength Total Output Power (without GFF) Datasheet
1528 ~ 1564 nm 23 dBm (Min. 22 dBm)
For customized specification, please contact us at


Ordering Codes

OLS15CGB - [Power] - [Connector Type]

Power Code Connector Type Code
+ 10 dBm 10 FC/APC FA
+ 13 dBm 13 Others XX

+ 15 dBm

+ 17 dBm 17
+ 20 dBm 20
+ 23 dBm 23
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