Soliton self-frequency shifting from 1µm to 1.5µm, connecting the ytterbium and erbium emission wavelengths, is demonstrated. It is confirmed that the timing jitter induced by the shifting is mainly caused by the laser intensity noise.
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J. Chen, F. Ö. Ilday, and F. X. Kärtner, "Soliton Self-Frequency Shift From 1.03 µm to 1.55 µm and Related Timing Jitter," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CThEE3.