We describe a dynamic EDFA based on automatic feedback control of LPFG based active gain equalizing filters. With LPFGs mounted on a divided coil heater array, wide dynamic-range gain control for an EDFA was achieved.
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J. K. Bae, D. Koh, S. H. Kim, N. Park, and S. B. Lee, " Automatic EDFA Gain Spectrum Equalization Using LPFGs on Divided Coil Heaters," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JThA22.