Coherent Solutions has added a new functional module to its MTP1000 modular test platform. The PolBlade is the new polarisation controller module that adds automatic polarisation control functionality to the test automation platform. Its addition allows users to achieve remote operation and automation of polarisation dependent testing from one MTP1000 mainframe.
The user can adjust three voltage settings of the PolBlade to control the polarisation, or it can be put into scrambling mode, which gives fast and even coverage of all states of polarisation.
‘Whether you are trying to measure the polarisation extinction ratio (PER) or polarisation dependent loss (PDL), now you can have all your measurements at your fingertips,’ the company said.
PolBlade comes with several options for connecting to the MTP1000 platform, including USB and Ethernet connectivity, intuitive software controller and SCPI remote command support.