Specialty Optical Fibers

<div style="text-align: center;">Specialty optical fibers are ideal for a variety of diverse applications. Choose from a variety of designs from single and multimode fibers, including gyroscope, visible wavelength, sensor, radiation hardened, and active fibers designed for high proof strength, tight tolerances, highest repeatability, greatest life expectancy, and highest optical performance.</div>

1310-OCT-P Select Cutoff SM Optical Fiber

SKU: 1398975

Since its inception in the early 1990s, OCT has evolved beyond ophthalmologic imaging of the retina to recent advances in the dual-modality diagnosis of coronary artery disease using fiber optic probes. OCT catheters designed for semi-invasive in vivo intervention require small form factor optical fibers, dispersion control, bend insensitivity, and high proof strength for superior mechanical reliability. Our OCT offerings also include pure silica core waveguides supporting sterilization by radiation as well as thin biocompatible coatings such as polyimide when form factor and reliability are paramount.

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $5.00
MM-S550/600-FTB,  Pure Silica Core Specialty Multimode Optical Fiber

SKU: 1404845

Medical Laser Power Delivery fibers include pure silica core step-index waveguides supporting a broad range of wavelengths from visible to 2.2 µm. Core sizes range from 200 µm to 550µm with numeric apertures up to 0.24. For laser surgery applications where beam homogeneity is critical, Flat-TopFA technology can be incorporated. A range of biocompatible coatings and buffers offered including polyimide, acrylate, silicone and Tefzel®. Sterilization by radiation or ETO; supported by radiation resistant pure silica core fiber and coating material choice.

This product requires a purchase of a minimum quantity of : 9

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $36.90
PM1060L, Panda-Type Select Cutoff PM Optical Fiber

SKU: PM1060L

Broad line of PM fibers now includes PM1060L & PM1060L-FA fibers. These fibers are optimized for operation at 1060 nm and feature a low 0.085 NA (L). They are ideally designed for pump combiner and coupler applications for single-mode fiber lasers. The PM1060L fiber is a single clad fiber and PM106-FA is double clad fiber to cover all your application needs. Utilizing the PANDA design, these fibers demonstrate superior polarization control, resulting in increased system efficiencies.

This product requires a purchase of a minimum quantity of : 6

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $50.00
PLMA-YDF-10/125-HI-8, PM Yb-Doped Double Clad, Optical Fiber

SKU: PLMA-YDF-10/125-HI-8

Featuring the latest Gen VIII glass composition, Coherent Large Mode Area (LMA) and Polarization Maintaining LMA (PLMA) Ytterbium-doped double clad fibers are ideally suited for applications spanning military, industrial and medical including linearly polarized fiber lasers and amplifiers. LMA Yb-doped fibers enable efficient, compact, diode pumped fiber sources that are an attractive alternative to traditional solid-state lasers. This fiber features a single mode large core/cladding ratio with a low NA and is ideally suited for both CW and pulsed laser applications.

This product requires a purchase of a minimum quantity of : 2

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $206.00
PM1550-XP, Panda-Type Select Cutoff PM, Optical Fiber

SKU: PM1550-XP

Coherent Polarization Maintaining Telco fibers are designed for today’s most advanced networks. Optimized for use at 1550 nm, these fibers are used in all PM applications for data and telecom. Coherent has applied its unique manufacturing facility and capabilities to this product area and has established leading optical, mechanical and geometrical tolerances. The bend insensitive versions of our fibers offer lowest bend loss and extinction ratios at small bend diameters enabling our customers to reduce package sizes. Available in either 250 or 400 micron coating diameters and prooftested to 200 kpsi, Coherent PM fibers will meet the demands of all current and future applications.

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $9.80
PM780-HP, Panda-Type Select Cutoff PM Optical Fiber

SKU: PM780-HP

Coherent industry leading visible and short wavelength Polarization Maintaining fibers have superior waveguide, radiation, and mechanical properties enabling a large variety of new critical applications in diverse markets. High consistency and extreme end-to-end control of optical properties provide particular advantage in spectrographic and frequency sensitive applications. The intrinsically high level of radiation resistance allows this family to operate for extended periods of time on low earth orbits, near and deep space, and in applications where risk of exposure to man-made radiation is great.24

This product requires a purchase of a minimum quantity of : 24

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $12.70
PM-YSF-HI-HP, Panda-Type Yb-Doped Select Cutoff PM Optical Fiber

SKU: PM-YSF-HI-HP

Coherent single-mode Yb-doped fibers are designed to support low power fiber lasers and amplifiers based on singlemode diode pump technology, rather than the multimode pumps used in high-power applications. For applications where high efficiency and very short device lengths are critical, these single-mode fibers are compatible with standard "telecom" fiber technology ensuring low splice loss to numerous fiber pigtailed components. The PM variety is designed with the PANDA-style stress structure which delivers linearly polarized light suitable for frequency conversion. These fibers make the ideal gain medium for low average power femtosecond fiber lasers and pre-amplifiers for higher power double-clad amplifiers. These High Performance (-HP) versions provide tighter optical and geometric tolerances, improving device performacnes, system compatibility and manufacturing process control. 

This product requires a purchase of a minimum quantity of : 3

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $136.70
PLMA-GDF-25/250-M, Matched PM Passive Double Clad, Optical Fiber

SKU: PLMA-GDF-25/250-M

Coherent Large Mode Area (LMA) and Polarization Maintaining LMA (PLMA) passive double clad fiber are ideal for high power fiber lasers and amplifiers used in military, industrial, and medical applications. These fibers feature a 25 micron diameter core and 250 micron diameter clad size with a low NA (0.065) core. They are precision matched to their active Yb-doped 25/250 LMA and PLMA matched counterparts to ensure excellent splice compatability and low loss. As with all Coherent standard Large Mode Area (LMA) fibers, these fibers are proof-tested to 100 kpsi, an industry requirement for long term reliability. They utilize the latest fiber design and NuCOATFA coating technology to ensure excellent preservation of beam quality and extended operating life at the high power levels demanded by today’s industrial fiber laser applications. These precision matched fibers are available in both non-PM and PANDA-style PM fibers.

This product requires a purchase of a minimum quantity of : 5

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $68.00
PM980-XP, Panda-Type Select Cutoff PM, Optical Fiber

SKU: PM980-XP

Coherent Polarization Maintaining Telco fibers are designed for today’s most advanced networks. Optimized for use at 980 nm, these fibers are used in all PM applications for data and telecom. Coherent has applied its unique manufacturing facility and capabilities to this product area and has established leading optical, mechanical and geometrical tolerances. The bend insensitive versions of our fibers offer lowest bend loss and extinction ratios at small bend diameters enabling our customers to reduce package sizes. Available in either 250 or 400 micron coating diameters and prooftested to 200 kpsi, Coherent PM fibers will meet the demands of all current and future applications.

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $9.80
MM-S105/125-22A, Pure Silica Core Specialty Multimode Optical Fiber

SKU: MM-S105/125-22A

Coherent specialty multimode step-index fibers are designed for compatibility with the majority of fiber coupled, single-emitter, diode-laser packages and support the diode laser power delivery market. These power delivery fibers are available in 105/125 core/clad ratio in low and high NA versions. Other fiber diameters are available upon request.

This product requires a purchase of a minimum quantity of : 182

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $1.70
PM-TDF-10P/130-HE, PM Tm-Doped Double Clad, w/Pedestal, Optical Fiber

SKU: PM-TDF-10P/130-HE

Coherent Thulium-doped double clad fiber utilizes a glass composition specifically optimized for highly efficient operation around the important 2 µm wavelength when pumped at ~793 nm. These small core fibers facilitate highly efficient single-mode operation while the telcom-like 130 µm cladding diameter makes handling, including cleaving and splicing, as simple as possible.

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $601.30
LMA-YDF-20/400-HP-XM, Matched Yb-Doped Double Clad Optical Fiber

SKU: 1398875

GenX fibers are the newest series of Large Mode Area (LMA) double-clad fibers, specifically tailored to enable power scaling of multi-kW -class fiber lasers and amplifiers. Offering superior photo-darkening (PD) performances with maintained and/or higher absorption, these fibers are optimized to benefit both CW and pulsed multi-kW systems. The 14/250 GenX design is ideal for efficient and reliable kW-class systems. The 20/400 GenX offers the same absorption with significantly lower PD than comparable products providing an optimized platform for high efficiency and high-reliability multi-kW CW lasers. The 25/250 GenX product combines higher absorption and superior PD, ideal for enabling multi-kW peak power scaling with reduced cavity length and nonlinearities.

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
MM-EYDF-12/130-HE, Er/Yb-Doped Double Clad, Optical Fiber

SKU: MM-EYDF-12/130-HE

Coherent proprietary rare earth doping technology is used to deliver Er:Yb co-doped fibers with industry leading performance and reliability. These fibers demonstrate high pump conversion efficiency and high power operation without rollover due to 1 µm ASE, enabled by the double clad fiber design. The large core of the fiber allows for shorter fiber lengths in high power amplifiers to reduce the impact of non-linear effects.

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
PLMA-EYDF-25P/300-HE, PM Er/Yb-Doped Double Clad Optical Fiber w/Pedestal

SKU: PLMA-EYDF-25P/300-HE

Coherent Large Mode Area (LMA) and Polarization Maintaining LMA (PLMA) Er/Yb co-doped fiber features a unique low NA (0.09) core design, achieved without sacrificing high pump conversion efficiency and developed for applications where robustly single-mode output beam quality is critical. The high NA (0.46) cladding waveguide (250 and 300µm) allows for efficient coupling of high pump powers, while the large core diameter (25 and 30µm) maintains a large-mode field diameter and short device length thereby minimizing deleterious nonlinear effects such as SBS and SRS. The design of these LMA products has been finely tuned to achieve ultra-high efficiencies while suppressing parasitic effects at 1µm, offering unmatched stability when operating at high powers. Utilizing the NuCOATFA coating technology, these LMA fibers provide excellent preservation of beam quality and extended operating life at the high power levels demanded by today’s industrial fiber laser applications.

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $450.00
MM-EYDF-10/125-XP, Er/Yb-Doped Double Clad, Optical Fiber

SKU: MM-EYDF-10/125-XP

Coherent proprietary rare earth doping technology is used to deliver Er:Yb co-doped fibers with industry leading performance and reliability. This MM fiber features a 10 micron diameter core and a 125 micron diameter cladding with a 0.21 NA. The fiber design has been optimized to deliver high pump conversion efficiency and high power operation without rollover due to parasitic 1 µm ASE.  The large core of the fiber allows for shorter fiber lengths in high power amplifiers to reduce the impact of non-linear effects. Utilizing Coherent proprietary NuCOATFA coating technology with the best damp and dry heat performance available, ensures excellent stripping repeatability and extended operating life.

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
PM-ESF-7/125, Panda-Type Er-Doped Select Cutoff PM, Optical Fiber

SKU: PM-ESF-7/125

As "eye-safe" LiDAR applications continue to proliferate, the need for high efficiency and reliable fibers capable of delivering high pulse energies and good beam quality becomes critical. Coherent offers a family of high-performance Erbium/Ytterbium doped single and double clad fibers. These fibers are optimized to achieve record efficiencies in the 1.5 µm wavelength range while suppressing parasitic 1 µm Amplified Spontaneous Emission (ASE). By balancing the trade-offs between efficiency, power threshold, and 1 µm ASE, Coherent offers the highest performance Erbium/Ytterbium-doped fibers available. Our product portfolio includes fibers with a variety of core sizes, each optimized for the rigorous demands of a harsh environment and/or mobile LiDAR applications.

This product requires a purchase of a minimum quantity of : 3

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $142.60
1060-OCT-P, Select Cutoff SM, Optical Fiber

SKU: 1060-OCT-P

Coherent -OCT select cutoff single-mode fibers are optimized for Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) medical imaging methods. These application-specific fibers were developed for next generation OCT applications that operate at both 780 and 1060nm and require exceptional uniformity, tight dispersion and core/clad concentricity control. The fibers are ideally suited for couplers used in OCT. This fiber can still be used for traditional applications as well and is prooftested to 200kpsi for superior strength. These -OCT fibers are part of the NuVIEWFA family of fibers providing extra high performance specifications for increased component reliability, component performance and production yields reducing component manufacturing costs. The -P version has a polyimide coating reducing overall fiber diameter and increasing operating temperature to 300°C.

This product requires a purchase of a minimum quantity of : 60

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $5.00
780-OCT, Select Cutoff SM, Optical Fiber

SKU: 780-OCT

Coherent -OCT select cutoff single-mode fibers are optimized for Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) medical imaging methods. These application-specific fibers were developed for next generation OCT applications that operate at both 780 and 1060nm and require exceptional uniformity, tight dispersion and core/clad concentricity control. The fibers are ideally suited for couplers used in OCT. This fiber can still be used for traditional applications as well and is prooftested to 200kpsi for superior strength. These -OCT fibers are part of the NuVIEWFA family of fibers providing extra high performance specifications for increased component reliability, component performance and production yields reducing component manufacturing costs. The -P version has a polyimide coating reducing overall fiber diameter and increasing operating temperature to 300°C.

This product requires a purchase of a minimum quantity of : 85

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $3.60
MMF-S105/125-22A, Optical Fiber

SKU: 1335821

Coherent PRISM Award winning specialty flat-top fiber technology is designed in mulitimode step-index fibers to ensure high compatibility with conventional fibers from the power delivery family. These proprietary fibers are specially designed to tailor the mode content propagating in its core in order to transform input beams into a homogeneous top-hat beam profile while maintaining highly efficient light propagation and ensuring ultra-low insertion loss. This fiber features a 100 µm core and a 125 µm clad with a 0.22 NA.

This product requires a purchase of a minimum quantity of : 26

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $11.60
PM1550G-80/135-2HP, High-Performance PM Panda-Type Gyro, Optical Fiber

SKU: PM1550G-80/135-2HP

Coherent 1550 nm PANDA-style PM Gyroscope fibers have extremely high birefringence and exceptionally tight dimensional specifications, critical for manufacturing high precision, high-performance gyro-coils. High consistency and extreme end-to-end control of optical properties provide particular advantage in this application by reducing fiber generated signal artifacts. The intrinsically high level of radiation resistance allows operation for extended periods of time on low earth orbits, near and deep space, and applications where exposure to man-made radiation is expected. The Panda-style configuration is preferred over bow-tie or elliptical clad designs because of its advantages in process scalability and product uniformity. These fibers are offered in industry standard specifications and Coherent high performance (HP) versions optimized for exceptional splicability and offering the tightest tolerance specifications available.

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $3.30
PM850G-80/170-2HP, High-Performance PM Panda-Type Gyro, Optical Fiber

SKU: PM850G-80/170-2HP

Coherent 850 nm PANDA-style PM Gyroscope fibers have extremely high birefringence and exceptionally tight dimensional specifications, critical for manufacturing high precision, high-performance gyro-coils. High consistency and extreme end-to-end control of optical properties provide particular advantage in this application by reducing fiber generated signal artifacts. The intrinsically high level of radiation resistance allows operation for extended periods of time on low earth orbits, near and deep space, and applications where exposure to man-made radiation is expected. The Panda-style configuration is preferred over bow-tie or elliptical clad designs because of its advantages in process scalability and product uniformity. These fibers are offered in industry standard specifications and Coherent high performance (HP) versions optimized for exceptional splicability and offering the tightest tolerance specifications available.

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $3.30
S1310-CP, Pure Silica Core Select Cutoff SM, Optical Fiber

SKU: S1310-CP

Coherent NuSENSOR pure silica core single-mode fibers are immune to the damaging effects of hydrogen ingression, enabling Brillouin, Rayleigh and FBG based distributed temperature and strain sensing in harsh environments. These 0.12 NA fibers are optimized for operation at both 1310nm and 1550nm. NuSENSOR single-mode fibers provide tight tolerance optical and geometrical specifications measured at the application critical wavelengths. The fibers come with either a polyimide or a mid-temperature acrylate coating and are also available with a hermetic carbon layer. For high H2 partial pressure and elevated temperature up to 300°C, you will find no measurable induced loss for typical sensing applications.

This product requires a purchase of a minimum quantity of : 86

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $3.50
S1310-MTA, Pure Silica Core Select Cutoff SM, Optical Fiber

SKU: S1310-MTA

Coherent NuSENSOR pure silica core single-mode fibers are immune to the damaging effects of hydrogen ingression, enabling Brillouin, Rayleigh and FBG based distributed temperature and strain sensing in harsh environments. These 0.12 NA fibers are optimized for operation at both 1310nm and 1550nm. NuSENSOR single-mode fibers provide tight tolerance optical and geometrical specifications measured at the application critical wavelengths. The fibers come with either a polyimide or a mid-temperature acrylate coating and are also available with a hermetic carbon layer. For high H2 partial pressure and elevated temperature up to 300°C, you will find no measurable induced loss for typical sensing applications.

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $1.30
PM-S405-XP+, Panda-Type Pure Silica Core Select Cutoff PM, Optical Fiber

SKU: PM-S405-XP+

Coherent industry leading short wavelength pure silica core polarization maintaining fibers have superior waveguide, radiation, and mechanical properties, enabling a large variety of applications in diverse markets. High consistency and extreme end-to-end control of optical properties provide particular advantage in spectrographic and frequency sensitive applications. The pure silica core fiber is optimum for demanding applications in the UV and visible spectrum requiring ultra-low attenuation over longer lengths and where resistance to radiation-induced damage and color center formation are critical. Extended range XP and XP+ versions of PM-S405 offer the broadest operational wavelength range with minimal

lot to lot beam divergence variation on the XP+ version.

 

The Beam Divergence for PM-S405-XP+:

150 +10/-15 mRads @ 405 nm

140 +10/-20 mRads @ 488 nm

115 ±10 mRads @ 635 nm

This product requires a purchase of a minimum quantity of : 16

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $20.00
MM-S200/240-FTB, Pure Silica Core Specialty Multimode Optical Fiber

SKU: 1404842

Medical Laser Power Delivery fibers include pure silica core step-index waveguides supporting a broad range of wavelengths from visible to 2.2 µm. Core sizes range from 200 µm to 550µm with numeric apertures up to 0.24. For laser surgery applications where beam homogeneity is critical, Flat-TopFA technology can be incorporated. A range of biocompatible coatings and buffers offered including polyimide, acrylate, silicone and Tefzel®. Sterilization by radiation or ETO; supported by radiation resistant pure silica core fiber and coating material choice.

This product requires a purchase of a minimum quantity of : 45

Unit of Measure: Meter(s)
Price: $6.80
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