optical amplifier

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optical amplifier

n.
An amplifier that increases the strength of an optical signal transmitted through optical fibers.
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Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW), the world's leading optical amplifier supplier, today introduced two "smart," high-powered erbium doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) platforms in packages 75-percent smaller than the standard industry footprint.
Today's conventional technology -- the erbium doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) -- requires diverting a portion of the signal to a separate monitoring device.
The breakthrough lab trial demonstrated a total 65 terabit-per-second (Tb/s) transmission using submarine grade dual band erbium doped fiber amplifiers, which will help extend the capability of transoceanic cable systems to meet increasing data traffic demand.
She serves as lead counsel in patent, copyright, trademark and trade secrets matters, and litigates on behalf of clients in a wide range of technologies, including chemistry assays, genetic research methods, software, cloud storage, fiber-optic networks, tunable lasers and erbium doped fiber amplifiers.
Dispersion robust modules improve operating and capital expense for service providers by reducing or eliminating the number of dispersion compensating fiber and multi-stage erbium doped fiber amplifiers (EDFA) necessary for transmission.