Abstract

A simple and efficient gain control scheme for EDFA based reconfigurable OADM dedicated to metro applications is proposed. Each pair of input-output amplifiers is gain clamped by single control channel @1532 nm which bypasses the ROADM node structure.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

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