IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Transient gain control in EDFA's by dual-cavity optical automatic gain control

Author(s): Yongqian Liu ; M.F. Krol
Sponsor(s): IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 November 1999
Volume: 11
Page(s): 1,381 - 1,383
ISSN (Electronic): 1941-0174
ISSN (Paper): 1041-1135
DOI: 10.1109/68.803052
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We report a novel method for automatic gain control of optical amplifiers: dual-cavity optical automatic gain control. The method exploits inhomogeneous broadening in erbium-doped fibers to clamp... View More

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