Twin optical amplifier with dual pump power control

  • US 7,515,331 B2
  • Filed: 07/24/2006
  • Issued: 04/07/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/25/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An apparatus for amplifying optical communication signals, comprising:

  • at least two amplifier modules, each amplifier module comprising an optical amplifier and a plurality of plump lasers for each amplifier; and

    ,a plurality of control modules separate from the amplifier modules, each control module adapted to control the output of a respective one of the pump lasers in each of the amplifier modules.

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