2R regeneration using a fiber parametric amplifier and a semiconductor amplifier has been demonstrated at 10 Gb/s with a 3.8 dB negative power penalty and significant extinction ratio improvement from 5 dB to 14 dB.
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Y. Li and G. Li, "2R Regeneration and Simultaneous Wavelength Conversion Using a Fiber Parametric Amplifier and a Semiconductor Optical Amplifier," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper WG3.
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