The benefits of using a multi-segmented arrangement of optical fibers for Self-Phase Modulation-based 2R optical regeneration are demonstrated both theoretically and experimentally. Significant improvements in terms of the performance and practicality are achieved.
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L. Provost, C. Finot, P. Petropoulos, and J. Richardson, "A 2R Mamyshev Regeneration Architecture Based on a Three-Fiber Arrangement," J. Lightwave Technol. 28, 1373-1379 (2010)