Ultra-Fast Automatic Gain Control Amplifier with Unique and Simple Transient Control

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Oikawa, Y.; Shiga, N.; Shiga, M.; Horiuchi, Y.; Nagaeda, H. (Trimatiz Limited, Kawahara Bldg., Minami 1- jo Nishi 7-chome, Chuou-ku, Sapporo, JAPAN)
Oshio, S. (Riso Kagaku Corporation, Hirosawa Tsukuba Bldg., 260-1 Onozaki, Tsukuba-Shi, JAPAN)

We have developed the ultra-fast automatic gain control amplifier that has a feedforward controlled EDFA and a feedback controlled high-speed VOA. Sub-microsecond response time for 9-dB input fluctuation at 20-dB total gain is demonstrated.