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.
© 2011 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 21, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 28, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 2, 2011
Published: September 29, 2011
C. R. Phillips, Carsten Langrock, J. S. Pelc, M. M. Fejer, J. Jiang, Martin E. Fermann, and I. Hartl, "Supercontinuum generation in quasi-phase-matched LiNbO3 waveguide pumped by a Tm-doped fiber laser system," Opt. Lett. 36, 3912-3914 (2011)