Abstract

We demonstrate self-referencing of a Tm-doped fiber oscillator–amplifier system by performing octave-spanning supercontinuum generation in a periodically poled lithium niobate waveguide. We model the supercontinuum generation numerically and show good agreement with the experiment.

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[CrossRef]

F. Haxsen, A. Ruehl, M. Engelbrecht, D. Wandt, U. Morgner, and D. Kracht, Opt. Express 16, 20471 (2008).
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2007 (2)

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[CrossRef]

2006 (2)

J. M. Dudley, G. Genty, and S. Coen, Rev. Mod. Phys. 78, 1135 (2006).
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P. Maddaloni, P. Malara, G. Gagliardi, and P. De Natale, New J. Phys. 8, 262 (2006).
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2005 (3)

2004 (1)

2002 (1)

2001 (1)

1997 (1)

Apolonski, A.

Baronio, F.

M. Conforti, F. Baronio, and C. De Angelis, Phys. Rev. A 81, 053841 (2010).
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Becouarn, L.

Bisson, S. E.

Brambilla, G.

J. Price, T. Monro, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, F. Poletti, P. Horak, V. Finazzi, J. Leong, P. Petropoulos, J. Flanagan, G. Brambilla, X. Feng, and D. Richardson, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 738 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Coen, S.

J. M. Dudley, G. Genty, and S. Coen, Rev. Mod. Phys. 78, 1135 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Conforti, M.

M. Conforti, F. Baronio, and C. De Angelis, Phys. Rev. A 81, 053841 (2010).
[CrossRef]

De Angelis, C.

M. Conforti, F. Baronio, and C. De Angelis, Phys. Rev. A 81, 053841 (2010).
[CrossRef]

De Natale, P.

P. Maddaloni, P. Malara, G. Gagliardi, and P. De Natale, New J. Phys. 8, 262 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Dudley, J. M.

J. M. Dudley, G. Genty, and S. Coen, Rev. Mod. Phys. 78, 1135 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Ebendorff-Heidepriem, H.

J. Price, T. Monro, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, F. Poletti, P. Horak, V. Finazzi, J. Leong, P. Petropoulos, J. Flanagan, G. Brambilla, X. Feng, and D. Richardson, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 738 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Engelbrecht, M.

Eyres, L. A.

Fejer, M.

Fejer, M. M.

Feng, X.

J. Price, T. Monro, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, F. Poletti, P. Horak, V. Finazzi, J. Leong, P. Petropoulos, J. Flanagan, G. Brambilla, X. Feng, and D. Richardson, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 738 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Fermann, M.

Fermann, M. E.

Finazzi, V.

J. Price, T. Monro, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, F. Poletti, P. Horak, V. Finazzi, J. Leong, P. Petropoulos, J. Flanagan, G. Brambilla, X. Feng, and D. Richardson, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 738 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Flanagan, J.

J. Price, T. Monro, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, F. Poletti, P. Horak, V. Finazzi, J. Leong, P. Petropoulos, J. Flanagan, G. Brambilla, X. Feng, and D. Richardson, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 738 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Fuji, T.

Gagliardi, G.

P. Maddaloni, P. Malara, G. Gagliardi, and P. De Natale, New J. Phys. 8, 262 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Galvanauskas, A.

Genty, G.

J. M. Dudley, G. Genty, and S. Coen, Rev. Mod. Phys. 78, 1135 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Gerard, B.

Gohle, C.

Hänsch, T. W.

Harris, J. S.

Harter, D.

Hartl, I.

Haxsen, F.

Horak, P.

J. Price, T. Monro, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, F. Poletti, P. Horak, V. Finazzi, J. Leong, P. Petropoulos, J. Flanagan, G. Brambilla, X. Feng, and D. Richardson, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 738 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Imeshev, G.

Ito, R.

Kitamoto, A.

Kondo, T.

Kracht, D.

Krausz, F.

Kulp, T. J.

Kuo, P. S.

Lallier, E.

Langrock, C.

Lanrock, C.

Lehnert, W.

Leong, J.

J. Price, T. Monro, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, F. Poletti, P. Horak, V. Finazzi, J. Leong, P. Petropoulos, J. Flanagan, G. Brambilla, X. Feng, and D. Richardson, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 738 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Levi, O.

Maddaloni, P.

P. Maddaloni, P. Malara, G. Gagliardi, and P. De Natale, New J. Phys. 8, 262 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Malara, P.

P. Maddaloni, P. Malara, G. Gagliardi, and P. De Natale, New J. Phys. 8, 262 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Marcinkevicius, A.

T. R. Schibli, I. Hartl, D. C. Yost, M. J. Martin, A. Marcinkevicius, M. E. Fermann, and J. Ye, Nat. Photon. 2, 355 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Martin, M. J.

T. R. Schibli, I. Hartl, D. C. Yost, M. J. Martin, A. Marcinkevicius, M. E. Fermann, and J. Ye, Nat. Photon. 2, 355 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Monro, T.

J. Price, T. Monro, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, F. Poletti, P. Horak, V. Finazzi, J. Leong, P. Petropoulos, J. Flanagan, G. Brambilla, X. Feng, and D. Richardson, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 738 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Morgner, U.

Parameswaran, K. R.

Pelc, J. S.

Petropoulos, P.

J. Price, T. Monro, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, F. Poletti, P. Horak, V. Finazzi, J. Leong, P. Petropoulos, J. Flanagan, G. Brambilla, X. Feng, and D. Richardson, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 738 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Phillips, C. R.

Pinguet, T. J.

Poletti, F.

J. Price, T. Monro, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, F. Poletti, P. Horak, V. Finazzi, J. Leong, P. Petropoulos, J. Flanagan, G. Brambilla, X. Feng, and D. Richardson, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 738 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Price, J.

J. Price, T. Monro, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, F. Poletti, P. Horak, V. Finazzi, J. Leong, P. Petropoulos, J. Flanagan, G. Brambilla, X. Feng, and D. Richardson, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 738 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Rauschenberger, J.

Richardson, D.

J. Price, T. Monro, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, F. Poletti, P. Horak, V. Finazzi, J. Leong, P. Petropoulos, J. Flanagan, G. Brambilla, X. Feng, and D. Richardson, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 738 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Roussev, R. V.

R. V. Roussev, “Optical-frequency mixers in periodically poled lithium niobate: materials, modeling and characterization,” Ph.D. thesis (Stanford University, 2006).

Ruehl, A.

Scherer, M.

Schibli, T. R.

T. R. Schibli, I. Hartl, D. C. Yost, M. J. Martin, A. Marcinkevicius, M. E. Fermann, and J. Ye, Nat. Photon. 2, 355 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Shirane, M.

Shoji, I.

Skauli, T.

Tempea, G.

Udem, T.

Vodopyanov, K. L.

Wandt, D.

Yakovlev, V. S.

Ye, J.

T. R. Schibli, I. Hartl, D. C. Yost, M. J. Martin, A. Marcinkevicius, M. E. Fermann, and J. Ye, Nat. Photon. 2, 355 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Yost, D. C.

T. R. Schibli, I. Hartl, D. C. Yost, M. J. Martin, A. Marcinkevicius, M. E. Fermann, and J. Ye, Nat. Photon. 2, 355 (2008).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. (1)

J. Price, T. Monro, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, F. Poletti, P. Horak, V. Finazzi, J. Leong, P. Petropoulos, J. Flanagan, G. Brambilla, X. Feng, and D. Richardson, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 738 (2007).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (3)

Nat. Photon. (1)

T. R. Schibli, I. Hartl, D. C. Yost, M. J. Martin, A. Marcinkevicius, M. E. Fermann, and J. Ye, Nat. Photon. 2, 355 (2008).
[CrossRef]

New J. Phys. (1)

P. Maddaloni, P. Malara, G. Gagliardi, and P. De Natale, New J. Phys. 8, 262 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (4)

Opt. Lett. (5)

Phys. Rev. A (1)

M. Conforti, F. Baronio, and C. De Angelis, Phys. Rev. A 81, 053841 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Rev. Mod. Phys. (1)

J. M. Dudley, G. Genty, and S. Coen, Rev. Mod. Phys. 78, 1135 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Other (1)

R. V. Roussev, “Optical-frequency mixers in periodically poled lithium niobate: materials, modeling and characterization,” Ph.D. thesis (Stanford University, 2006).

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Setup of a self-referenced Tm-doped fiber and PPLN waveguide system. SMF, single-mode fiber; DSF, dispersion-shifted fiber.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Amplified pulse characterization. (a) Time-domain amplitude and phase profile based on SHG FROG. (b) Pulse spectrum measured with an FTIR (blue) and reconstructed via the FROG algorithm (red).

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Power spectral density of the PPLN waveguide SC. Measurements above and below 1750 nm were performed with an FTIR and an OSA, respectively.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

RF spectrum at 796 nm (filtered via a grating spectrometer) measured on a silicon APD, showing f CEO at 52 MHz and the repetition rate at 72 MHz .

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