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Introduction to Semiconductor Optical Amplifier (SOA)

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Optical amplifier, with the introduction in 1990s, conquered the regenerator technology and opened doors to the WDM technology. It is mainly used to amplify an optical signal directly, without the need to first convert it to an electrical signal. There … Continue reading

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How to Place EDFA for DWDM Distance Extension?

Erbium doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) is the latest state-of-the-art solution for amplifying optical signals in optical transmission systems. It has become a key enabling technology and the dominant amplification device deployed in optical networks. Together with DWDM technology, EDFA has … Continue reading

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DWDM Topology Design: How to Make it Right?

Network expansion spurs the demand for faster data transmission and higher capacity over the network. In this case, DWDM emerges as a cost-effective solution to handle these issues, working efficiently to combine multiple wavelengths together and sent them over one … Continue reading

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How Does Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier (EDFA) Benefit WDM Systems

Optical network that involves WDM (wavelength division multiplexing) currently gains in much popularity in existing telecom infrastructure. Which is expected to play a significant role in next generation networks to support various services with very different requirement. WDM technology, together … Continue reading

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How to Use WDM for Fiber Capacity Expansion?

Imagine turning a cottage into a majestic skyscraper without having to deliver any innovation or construction. This is what wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) allows with your existing fiber optic network. The hunger for bandwidth propels service providers to make a … Continue reading

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Introduction to Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier (EDFA)

In optical communication network, signal travels through fibers in every large distances without significant attenuation. However, when it comes to the distance up to hundreds of kilometers, to amplify the signal during transit becomes rather essential. In this case, an … Continue reading

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The Role of EDFA in Optical Fiber Communication

Long-haul telecommunication technology has undergone a tremendous revolution since the introduction of fiber optics technology. We can’t deny that its tremendous capacity for carrying information in digital form is revolutionizing the way people live and work today. And the most … Continue reading

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Video Multiplexer Using High Speed Amplifier

In the past few years, the number of video sources connected to a single display has increased steadily, make the video signal switching must in most video system. In a typicaly home entertainment systems, for example, a set-top box (STB) or digital … Continue reading

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