20 GHz RF over Fiber Lightwave Link (RFLL-20-H)

Data Sheet

Product Overview

The Optilab RFLL-20-H RF over Fiber Lightwave Link is composed of a MD-20-M modulator driver, LTA-20-M lightwave transmitter module and a PD-30-M receiver to form a high-performance RFoF link for up to 20 GHz applications.

Applications

  • RF to 20 GHz Transmission over Fiber
  • RF/IF Signal Distribution
  • Satcom microwave antenna signal distribution
  • Broadband delay-line and signal processing
  • Phased and interferometric array antenna

Features

  • RFoF Link with 20 GHz Bandwidth
  • High Dynamic Range
  • Low Noise Figure
  • High Linearity Receiver
  • USB Monitor and Control Interface

Feature Name Description
Link Performance Summary
Analog Bandwidth 20 GHz
Link Gain Vs Bandwidth -4 dB / 5 GHz Typical -7 dB / 15 GHz Typical -11 dB / 20 GHz Typical
Input 1dB Comp -6.0 dBm @ 1GHz
Gain Flatness +/- 0.5 dB over 1 GHz
Noise Figure 14.4 dB @ 10 GHz 16.6 dB @ 20 GHz
SFDR ~ 105 dBm x Hz2/3
Group Delay +/- 69.6 ps
General Specifications
MD-20-M
Power Supply Requirements ±5V, 1A typ.
Dimensions 160 mm x 65 mm x 32.5 mm
Accessories PS-5 & Cables
LTA-20-M
Power Supply Requirements ±5V, 1A typ.
Dimensions 206 mm x 102.4 mm x 31.5 mm
Accessories PS-5 & Cables
PD-30-M
Power Supply Requirements +5 V DC, 500 mA max.
Dimensions 82 mm x 60 mm x 26.5 mm
Accessories USB adaptor & Cables
RF Specifications
S11 Reflection From DC to 17 GHz <-18 dB From 17 GHz to 25 GHz < -12 dB
S22 Reflection From DC to 9 GHz < -12 dB From 9 GHz to 17 GHz < -9 dB From 17 GHz to 25 GHz < -3 dB