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March 7, 2017 at 5:00 AM EST

Finisar Introduces Compact Optical Spectrum Analyzer for Optical Communications Applications

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Finisar (NASDAQ:FNSR) today introduced its WaveAnalyzer 100S Compact Optical Spectrum Analyzer. This small, lightweight instrument has been designed for spectral measurements on advanced optical communication systems in R&D and manufacturing.  The WaveAnalyzer 100S, together with the WaveShaper Series A family and the WaveAnalyzer 1500S High Resolution Optical Spectrum Analyzer will be demonstrated at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) at the Los Angeles Convention Center from March 21 to 23 at Finisar's booth #2403.

The new WaveAnalyzer 100S provides two measurements per second across the entire C-band of optical communications with a measurement resolution of 1.8 GHz. It is operated using Finisar's established WaveAnalyzer Graphical User Interface which provides analysis functions like Optical Signal to Noise Ratio (OSNR) measurement and WDM analysis. A full programming interface is provided for integration into automated test systems.

The new WaveAnalyzer 100S is attractively priced compared to established spectral measurement solutions in the market. It can be ordered immediately and will begin shipping in May.

In addition, Finisar has released a new WaveShaper App enhancing the capabilities of the Series A WaveShaper family of Programmable Optical Processors which supports shaping of pico- and femtosecond laser pulses. This is available immediately by contacting  

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About Finisar
Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ:FNSR) is a global technology leader for fiber optic subsystems and components that enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for telecommunications, networking, storage, wireless, and cable TV applications. For more than 25 years, Finisar has provided critical optics technologies to system manufacturers to meet the increasing demands for network bandwidth and storage. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide. For additional information, visit

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