EDFA Dynamic Range Extension via Novel Digital Pump Drive
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: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Gurusami, Arvi; Butler, Doug; Zahnley, Timothy; Dahl, Scott; Wigley, Peter (Avanex New York, 343 Daniel Zenker Drive, Suite 102, Horseheads, NY 14845)
Pump laser threshold, L-I curve nonlinearity, kink and roll-off limitations are overcome via novel digital EDFA control. Pump power consumption, dissipation and output power are improved by enabling operation above traditional kink current.