SpectraMux™ Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexer (CWDM)
AFOP's SpectraMux Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexers, or CWDM, are integrated optical filter modules using AFOP’s Free Space Optical Bench technology. The Compact CWDM platform offers the lowest insertion loss and flat band-pass profile in the industry while adhering to the CWDM optical standards.
CWDM provides the most economic and efficient wavelength division multiplexing solutions for metro edge and access networks. AFOP CWDM products cover 4 channel, 8 channel, and 16 channel mux and demux applications, with expansion ports for upgrades available for both 4 channel and 8 channel types. We also offer OADMs from 1 to 15 channels for CWDM networks. In addition to the CWDM mux, demux and optical add/drop modules, AFOP has designed complete rack mount CWDM solutions, including ultra high density versions. Customers can easily mount our CWDM products directly in their 19" or 23" system rack without any extra modifications. Our CWDM products directly address the metro edge and access markets competitive wavelength management needs.