Hollow Core Fibre-Based Gas Discharge Laser Systems and Deuterium Loading of Photonic Crystal Fibres

  • Samuel Bateman

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


Research towards the development of a gas-discharge fibre laser using noble gases, with target emission wavelengths in the mid-IR. Additional and separate work on gas treatment methods for managing the formation of photo-induced defects in silica glass.
Date of Award5 Jun 2015
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Bath
SupervisorWilliam Wadsworth (Supervisor)


  • photonic crystal fiber (PCF)
  • gas discharge
  • photodarkening
  • Supercontinuum generation
  • HeXe
  • gas lasers
  • negative curvature fibres
  • hollow core photonic crystal fiber

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