Patent Number: 8,218,974

Title: Optical transmitter and optical transmission method

Abstract: An optical transmitter and an optical transmission method includes a plurality of light-emitting elements, a plurality of light-receiving elements for monitoring optical outputs from the light-emitting elements, a linear operation circuit for calculating optical output monitor signals by removing crosstalk parts from a plurality of photoelectric conversion currents outputted from the light-receiving elements, and a drive circuit for driving individually currents to apply to the light-emitting elements based on the optical output monitor signals.

Inventors: Hattori; Keita (Hitachi, JP)

Assignee: Hitachi Cable, Ltd.

International Classification: H04B 10/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-07-10 0:00:00