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Gain-locking method for dual-stage optical amplifiers
Author(s): Michel Begin; Jocelyn Lauzon; Yves Rouleau; Yvan Mimeault
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Paper Abstract

WDM systems require some means to lock the gain of surviving channels when one or several channels are added or dropped. The pump loss method is particularly interesting but, to our knowledge, has not been applied to multiplestage amplifiers. This paper reports on a modified pump loss technique for the gain locking of dual-stage amplifiers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 2000
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4087, Applications of Photonic Technology 4, (15 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.406424
Show Author Affiliations
Michel Begin, INO (Canada)
Jocelyn Lauzon, INO (Canada)
Yves Rouleau, INO (Canada)
Yvan Mimeault, INO (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4087:
Applications of Photonic Technology 4
Roger A. Lessard; George A. Lampropoulos, Editor(s)

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