A New TransAtlantic Cable System

nick hatch nicholas.hatch at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 12:37:35 CDT 2010


On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 10:24 AM, Heath Jones <hj1980 at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> I'm not clever enough to know of some way that you could do optical
> regeneration without converting the signal to electrical and
> retransmitting back as optical.. How is that done?
>
> I'm not sure how it's done in practice, but check out doped fiber
amplifiers for one possibility.

One has to grok laser fundamentals to get what's going on, but it's not an
especially complex topic.

-Nick



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