Accession Number : ADP007035

Title :   Automatic Gain Control of Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier by Detecting Spontaneous Emission Power along the Fiber,

Corporate Author : NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORP TAKE TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS LABS

Personal Author(s) : Aida, Kazuo ; Masuda, Hiroji

Report Date : 22 MAY 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : EDFA gain control is achieved by detecting the spontaneous emission power radiated along the EDF and modulating the pump LDs with optoelectronic feedback.

Descriptors :   *AMPLIFIERS, CONTROL, EMISSION, FEEDBACK, GAIN, POWER, PUMPS, OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS, FIBERS.

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE