Hi-Rel EDFA is deployed for subsea applications starting in January 2017

A DWDM gain flattened EDFA, built with Hi-Rel. optical components and redundant control electronics, is proven with 25+ years lifetime and reliability. It is developed by Nuphoton and deployed by the customer for subsea LIDAR applications in January 2017.

The module has four EDFAs in parallel in one of the most compact packages in the industry, achieving FIT rate of 50 for all amplifiers and its control electronics.