Professional Technical Sales Organization

Photonic Integrated Circuit Test

representING the leading fiberoptic test and measurement COMPANIES

Photonic integrated circuits (PICs) are a key element in high-speed communications, optical computing, aerospace, defense and 

medical applications. But, PICs can be challenging to test and measure, which is a significant contributor to the overall cost of bringing products to market. Effective testing of PICs requires more comprehensive and sophisticated methodologies to ensure optimal, 

reliable performance and reduced development costs. TeraComm has solutions that meet the challenge!

Application areas we address:

  • Characterizing Passive optical components and
    modules – filters, PLCs, AWGs, MUX/DEMUX,
    splitters, gratings, WSS, ROADMs, etc.
  • Characterizing loss and verifying the length of waveguides
  • Measurement of complex devices with multiple integrated components
  • Measuring TE vs TM performance of devices
  • On-chip measurement of devices (die-level)

The Challenges

• Small size requires sub mm resolution
• Measurement Accuracy
• Time to Test and Fully Characterize
• Precision VI control over many channels

The Capabilities We offer

• Micron Resolution Reflectometers to see inside the PIC
• Optical Vector Analyzers for full characterization in 1 sweep
• High Performance Analyzers and Meters
• Measure in Transmission or Reflection modes – High-speed Scanning available
• Up to 120 DC Channels Source/Measure System

• Innovative & Cost Effective Fiberoptic Test Solutions
• High Speed PER Meter 
• PER Measurement for Bare PM Fiber
• Linear Polarization Maximizer/Generator
• Optical Signal Processing Platform

• Optical Backscatter Reflectometers (OBR): 10 um resolution (Bench-top and Portable)
• C&L band Optical Vector Analyzer (OVA): Chromatic Dispersion, Group Delay, PMD, PDL

General Photonics and NewRidge Products:

• Polarization Controllers, Scramblers and Analyzers
• PMD & PDL generators and emulators
• OFDR-1000 Hi-Resolution Reflectometer

• Smart Power for optical components
• Multi-channel Voltage /Current sources
• Channel Counts from 8 to 120 channels

• Manufacturing Lab Test – MAP300 Modular Fiber Optic Test Platform
• Optical Switching – 1xN to Full Non-Blocking Cross Connects (OCXO)
• Fiber inspection and cleaning

• Optical spectrum analyzers / 350nm-5.5um
• Wavelength meters
• Manufacturing Test – MATS Modular Fiber Optic Test Platform

• Laser diode controllers

• Highly accurate laser diode drivers

• Temperature controllers

• WaveShaper Family of Products (1ch – 16ch, C/L band) and WSS modules
• WaveAnalyzer – high resolution spectrum analyzer
• WaveShaper 1000/SP 1µm Programmable Single-Polarization Filter

• Wavelength Meters: fastest on the market, DWDM, Multi-wavelength with 0.3pm Accuracy
• Laser Wavelength Meters covering 350nm to 12um
• Laser Spectrum Analyzers: 375nm to 12um, 2Ghz spectral resolution, high wavelength accuracy

• High Resolution Optical Spectrum Analyzers – 10Mhz!
• Passive Component Tester
• Phase and Amplitude for Complex Modulation Analysis
• PDL, PMD analysis from your OSA

• Tunable lasers for C, L, C+L bands with narrow line widths
• Polarization maintaining multiplexer
• Low Cost Optical Spectrum Analyzer – C-Band

• MEMS based Optical Components
• Switches: Latching (SM, PM) 1×2, 2×2, 1×4
• Non-Latching (SM, MM ): 1×2, 2×2, up to 1×1,116, 16×16 OCX
• Variable Optical Attenuator (VOA) – 1,2,4 or 8 channels (Fast, low IL, low PDL)