06943937 is referenced by 17 patents and cites 43 patents.

A controller for an optical amplifier and a method for controlling an optical amplifier are disclosed. The illustrative method includes inputting a set-point to a controller; receiving a portion of an input signal; receiving a portion of an output signal from a first amplifier stage; receiving a portion of an output signal from an attenuation stage; receiving a portion of an output signal from a second amplifier stage and adjusting the first amplifier stage, the second amplifier stage and the attenuation stage based on the received portions to substantially maintain the set-point.

Title
Optical amplifier performance controller and method of use
Application Number
9/860021
Publication Number
6943937 (B2)
Application Date
May 17, 2001
Publication Date
September 13, 2005
Inventor
David R Peters
Corning
NY, US
Ray Lin Ju
Painted Post
NY, US
Naresh Menon
Corning
NY, US
Anthony Sebastian Bauco
Horseheads
NY, US
Muhidin A Lelic
Horseheads
NY, US
Agent
Moser Patterson & Sheridan
Assignee
Avanex Corporation
CA, US
IPC
H04J 014/02
G01S 003/00
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