Performance of an Advanced Transient Suppressed EDFA in Diverse Dynamic Optical Network Scenarios

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Puttnam, Benjamin J.; Awaji, Yoshinari; Wada, Naoya (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), 4-2-1, Nukui-kita, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8795, Japan)

We extend the study of an advanced transient-suppressed EDFA to wider timescales and investigate its performance as a function of network reconfiguration-time and required optical-feedback power, demonstrating improved performance compared to a conventional amplifier.