• Diode-end-pumped solid-state lasers 

      Esser, M.J. Daniel (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-03)
      This thesis consists of two parts: a discussion on diode-pumped solid-state lasers and a detailed description of the development of a diode-end-pumped Nd:YLF laser. A background motivation, which places this research ...
    • Modelling of end-pumped Ho:YLF amplifiers 

      Collett, Oliver John Philip (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
      This work is a thesis regarding the energy scaling of end-pumped Ho:YLF amplifiers. The work includes: a brief review of laser physics and models, the development of a suitable three dimensional time resolved numerical ...
    • Short-pulse generation in a diode-end-pumped solid-state laser 

      Ngcobo, Sandile (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis consists of two parts; the first part is a discussion on the detailed history of the development of different types of modelocked lasers, especially the neodymium-doped lasers. The second ...