By cascading two non-degenerate inline fiber-optic parametric amplifiers, we observe NF ~2dB (beating phase-insensitive quantum limit) at 16-dB gain for the second (phase-sensitive) stage after subtracting the excess noise from the first (phase-insensitive) stage.

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