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Jeffrey Lloyd Cox, Samir Satish Sheth: Apparatus and method for transmitting LAN signals over a transport system. Pivotal Decisions, Woodcock Washburn, July 17, 2012: US08223795 (36 worldwide citation)

A computer system and method for transmitting LAN signals over transport systems. LAN signals are generated in any client LAN compliant interface. A transceiver receives the client LAN signal in the LAN format. The client LAN signals are not converted to a SONET transmission format at any time befor ...


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Pawan Jaggi, Marvin R Young, William David Bragg: Distributed terminal optical transmission system. Pivotal Decisions, Woodcock Washburn, March 17, 2009: US07505687 (8 worldwide citation)

The invention facilitates optical signals generated from customer premise equipment (CPE) at the edges of the metro domain networks. The CPEs are connected to extension terminals that transform the optical signal originating at the CPE into a suitable format for long haul transmission. The optical s ...


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Samir Satish Sheth, Marvin R Young, Jeffrey Lloyd Cox, John W Ayres III: Flexible, dense line card architecture. Pivotal Decisions, Woodcock Washburn, April 10, 2012: US08155519 (7 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to optical fiber transmission systems, and in particular, pertains to the transceiver cards in an optical fiber transport system. In particular the disclosure teaches an improved transceiver card architecture that allows high density, flexibility and interchangeability of func ...


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Pawan Jaggi, Marvin R Young, William David Bragg: Distributed terminal optical transmission system. Pivotal Decisions, Woodcock Washburn, March 10, 2009: US07502562 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention facilitates optical signals generated from customer premise equipment (CPE) at the edges of the metro domain networks. The CPEs are connected to extension terminals that transform the optical signal originating at the CPE into a suitable format for long haul transmission. The optical s ...


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Michael H Eiselt: Apparatus and method for Raman gain control. Pivotal Decisions, Woodcock Washburn, April 12, 2011: US07924496 (3 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for controlling a Raman amplifier by measuring power at one end of an optical fiber span. The Raman amplifier may include a laser that pumps an optical signal into the optical fiber span. The Raman amplifier may be connected to a controller that receives backscatter measurements. ...


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Michael H Eiselt: Apparatus and method for measuring the dispersion of a fiber span. Pivotal Decisions, Woodcock Washburn, April 17, 2007: US07206516 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention pertains to optical fiber transmission systems, and is particularly relevant to transmission of large volumes of data over long distances at high rates. An improved apparatus and method for measuring dispersion in a fiber span is disclosed. In particular, the invention teaches a highly ...


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Michael H Eiselt, Lara Garrett, Marvin R Young: Single fiber duplex optical transport. Pivotal Decisions, Woodcock Washburn, September 2, 2008: US07421207 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention pertains to optical fiber transmission systems, and is particularly relevant to optical transport systems employing optical amplifiers. In particular the invention teaches an apparatus and method that allows cost effective co-directional operation of an optical amplifier to support ful ...


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Bo Guo, Marvin R Young, Michael H Eiselt: Configurable dispersion compensation trimmer. Pivotal Decisions, Woodcock Washburn, December 30, 2008: US07471858 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention pertains to optical fiber transmission systems, and is particularly relevant to transmission of large volumes of data over long distances at high rates. An improved apparatus achieving precise dispersion compensation in a fiber span is disclosed. In particular, the invention teaches a ...


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Michael H Eiselt: Apparatus and method for Raman gain spectral control. Pivotal Decisions, Woodcock Washburn, October 21, 2008: US07440164 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention pertains to optical fiber transmission systems, and is particularly relevant to optical transport systems employing Raman optical amplifiers. In particular the invention teaches an apparatus and method to provide initial tuning of a Raman pump module. In the present invention, improvem ...


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Michael H Eiselt, Lara Denise Garrett, Mark Shtaif: Apparatus and method for optimizing optical and electrical filtering of optical signals. Pivotal Decisions, Woodcock Washburn, July 23, 2013: US08494372 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention pertains to optical fiber transmission systems, and is particularly relevant to transmission of large volumes of data over long distances at high rates. An improved method and system for transmitting optical data over long distances using filtered return-to-zero (RZ) modulation format ...