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BaySpec provides advanced fiber-optic products, which include Optical Channel Performance Monitors (OCPMs), miniature Optical Spectrum Analyzers (OSA), Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers (EDFA), FBG Interrogation Analyzers (FBGA), Amplified Spontaneous Emission (ASE) Light Sources, and spectrometer engines.  These devices are used in numerous applications and markets, with each having evolved specific terminologies and parameters.  Here, we aim to provide a guidance for customers in selecting, ordering and using BaySpec’s products. Please refer to textbooks and literature for more details.

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DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing)

OCPM (Optical Channel Performance Monitor)

EDFA (Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier)

VPG (Volume Phase Grating)