Physics Lab Equipment

LEOK-22 Fiber Communication Experiment Kit - Enhanced Model

LEOK-22 Fiber Communication Experiment Kit - Enhanced Model

Note: oscilloscope not included


  • 15 experiments in fiber optics and photonics

  • Flexible solution for different level of students

  • Detailed instruction manual

  • Innovative design


This kit provides an overview of fiber optic technology and basic skills needed to work with fiber optics. It is made up of a number of laboratory experiments. The most commonly used fiber optical components and their parameter measurements are introduced in this kit, together with prime techniques, such as WDM and coupling. Student can understand the characteristics of isolators, attenuators, optical switches, transmitters, amplifiers etc.


Upon completing the experiments, one can gain a better understanding of fiber optic fundamentals with hands-on experience in real fiber optic components and techniques. With this carefully designed kit, students will gain a powerful tool to explore the exciting world of fiber communication. This kit is really a must for those wishing to learn fiber optics with related techniques.


Using this kit, the following experiments can be conducted:

1. Fundamentals of fiber optics
2. Optical fiber coupling
3. Numerical aperture (NA) of a multimode fiber
4. Optical fiber transmission loss
5. M-Z optical fiber interference
6. Optical fiber temperature sensing principle
7. Optical fiber pressure sensing principle

8. Optical fiber beam splitting
9. Variable optical attenuator (VOA)
10. Optical fiber isolator
11. Fiber-based optical switch

12. Wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) principle
13. Principle of EDFA (Erbium-doped fiber amplifier)
14. Transmission of analogue audio signal by laser beam in free space

15. Transmission of video signal through an optic fiber

The instructional manual contains comprehensive materials including experimental setups, principles, procedures and required parts with photos.  Please click to view some sample pages of the instruction manual.

Part List

DescriptionPart No./SpecsQty
He-Ne laserLLL-2 (2.5 mW@632.8 nm)1
650 nm transmitterwith audio modulation input port1
Dual-wavelength handheld light source1310 nm/1550 nm2
Light power meterLLM-21
Hand held light power meter1310 nm/1550 nm1
Fiber interference demonstrator633 nm beam splitter1
Power supplyDC regulated1
Audio demodulatorwith built-in speaker1
IR receiverFC/PC connector1
Erbium-doped fiber amplifier module
Single-mode fiber633 nm2 m
Single-mode fiber633 nm (FC/PC connector on one end)1 m
Multi-mode fiber633 nm2 m
Fiber patchcord1 m/3 m (FC/PC connectors)4/1
Fiber spool1 km (9/125 μm bare fiber)1
Single mode beam splitter1310 nm or 1550 nm1
Optical isolator1550 nm1
Optical isolator1310 nm1
WDM1310/1550 nm2
Mechanical optical switch1×21
Variable optical attenuator
Fiber scribe
Fiber stripper
Mating sleeves
CCTV camera
LCD display4.3"1
Fiber optic video transmitter with 12 VDC output for CCTV camera1
Fiber optic video receiverwith 12 VDC output for LCD display1

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Setup for optical fiber switch characterization

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Setup for WDM characterization

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Setup for EDFA characterization

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Setup of free space optical communication

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Setup for measuring fiber transmission loss

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Setup for transmission of video signal

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