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  • Active slow light in silicon photonic crystals : tunable delay and Raman gain 

    Rey, Isabella H. (University of St Andrews, 2012-11-30) - Thesis
    In the past decade, great research effort was inspired by the need to realise active optical functionalities in silicon, in order to develop the full potential of silicon as a photonic platform. In this thesis we explore ...
  • Yb:tungstate waveguide lasers 

    Bain, Fiona Mair (University of St Andrews, 2010-11-30) - Thesis
    Lasers find a wide range of applications in many areas including photo-biology, photo-chemistry, materials processing, imaging and telecommunications. However, the practical use of such sources is often limited by the ...