LaserBlade-DFB – Modular Laser Source

Product status: DISCONTINUED as of 1 March 2019
Find out about calibration, servicing and repairs for this product. For a suitable alternative we recommend the matrIQ-Laser or LaserPXIe DFB laser sources.


The LaserBlade-DFB is a highly customizable DFB laser source available in a wide range of wavelengths and powers.

Its modular design allows for seamless integration with the MTP1000 and MTPmini chassis and it can be used with any combination of our other optical test modules. You can build a customized optical test platform that delivers reliable and repeatable results in manufacturing or research and development environments.


  • 1, 2 or 4 lasers per blade
  • Highly customizable laser source
  • Wide range of wavelengths and powers
  • Compatible with all MTP Blades including VOABlade, PowerBlade, SwitchBlade & PolBlade
  • Remote PC control (Ethernet or USB)
  • Intuitive, easy to use software
  • 19-inch rack mountable

Superior power accuracy

The LaserBlade provides advanced calibration for flat power response, ideal for applications including coherent / Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing (OFDM) transmission and WDM networks.

Target applications

  • Stable local oscillator for coherent receivers
  • WDM network loading
  • General purpose stable light source for telecom and physics
  • Amplifier testing
  • With its polarization maintaining output, it is ideal for experiment and testing that require precise control of your polarization state.

Ultimate scalability and versatility built-In

Together the MTP1000 and LaserBlade offer unrivalled scalability. Each MTP unit has capacity for 9 blades, each holding 1, 2 or 4 lasers of your choice.

Product warranty

This product comes with a 3 year warranty.

Download Spec Sheet

For more information, download the LaserBlade-DFB Spec Sheet which includes full technical specifications.

LaserBlade-DFB Spec Sheet

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