• Time domain ptychography 

      Spangenberg, Dirk-Mathys (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this work we investigate a new method to measure the electric field of ultrafast laser pulses by extending a known measurement technique, ptychography, in the spatial domain to the time domain which ...
    • Skyrme model description of heavy baryons with strangeness 

      Blanckenberg, Jacobus Petrus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Please refer to full text for abstract.
    • Investigation of the 2+ Hoyle state candidates in 12C 

      Nemulodi, Fhumulani (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Over the years the 12C nucleus has proved to be one of the most fascinating nuclei to study. This thesis attempts to provide answers regarding some of the open questions regarding certain structural ...
    • An investigation of a possible effect of reactor antineutrinos on the decay rate of 22Na 

      Van Rooy, Milton William (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Reported claims of a solar neutrino influence on radioactive β - -decay rates prompted a series of three long term measurements that were carried out at the Koeberg nuclear power plant North of Cape ...
    • High brightness lasers 

      Naidoo, Darryl (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)