We have demonstrated a gain spectra control scheme for TDFA-EDFA hybrid amplifiers that employs pump loss control. The gain spectra were controlled within ± 0.4 dB for a signal input power change of 20 dB.
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T. Sakamoto and M. Yamada, "Gain Spectra Control of TDFA-EDFA Hybrid Fiber Amplifiers Employing Pump Loss Control," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper WB3.
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