Lightel Announces Mini Circulator



RENTON, Wash., March 4, 2017 — Lightel® today announced that its new mini circulator is available.

Lightel now offers a miniature 1310nm or 1550nm three-port polarization insensitive fiber optic circulator. The size of the device has been reduced from the standard 50mm to 38mm without any degradation in optical performance. The unit features high isolation (50dB typical) with low insertion loss (≤0.6dB). Used in advanced fiber optic communication systems, sensor systems and optical amplifiers, this small-form factor device is ideal where space is a concern.

About Lightel

Incorporated in 1999, Lightel Technologies was founded to bring advanced optical components, and equipment to the optical communications, aerospace, and sensor industries. Lightel maintains its headquarters in Renton, Washington, with additional manufacturing facilities for high volume, cost sensitive production offshore. Our products are sold worldwide, with distributors in key locations to offer the best customer services possible.

Since the initial passive component product development, Lightel has emerged as a technology leader several key product areas, including Fused Biconic Taper (FBT) coupler workstations, a full line of FBT components, Thin Film Filter (TFF), and other micro-optic components, video microscopes for inspection, cleaning, test and analysis.

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