• 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 ...
    • Thulium doped fibre lasers in continuous-wave and pulsed regimes 

      Coetzee, Riaan Stuart (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The following work focuses on the development and characterization of efficient, high-power, Thulium doped fibre lasers. Lasers emitting light around ~2 μm have generated a large amount of interest owing ...