Variable Delayline, motorized, mini

Variable Delayline, motorized, mini
  • Variable Delayline, motorized, mini

Reference number: GPC-MDL-002

GPCs' motorized variable optical delay line provides precision optical path length adjustment of up to 560 ps, single-pass. Driven by a DC motor with an integrated encoder, the MDL-002 has a resolution of less than 0.3μm (1 fs).


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Motorized Variable Optical Delay Line - VariDelay™ II

The MDL-002 is available in three configurations:

  1. an integrated unit for use as a bench-top instrument for laboratory applications,
  2. with the optical head and control unit separated for easy incorporation into other equipment, and
  3. an OEM version with a miniature controller board. All three versions can be remote controlled by a PC or a micro-processor through an RS-232 interface. The delay line is available with either single mode or PM fiber pigtails.

Features VariDelay™ II:

  • Compact
  • High resolution
  • Low backlash
  • Low insertion loss
  • High stability
  • Highest delay to length ratio
  • Long delay: more than 560 ps

Applications Motorized Variable Optical Delay Line:

  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • Optical Fourier spectrum analysis
  • Optical interferometry
  • Delay generation and measurement
  • Optical time division multiplexing (OTDM)
  • Fiber sensors