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Laser / Optical Properties

Units

Value

Laser Wavelengths

nm

720 - 840

Emission Linewidth

nm

<1

Absorption Band Peak

nm


Absorption Bandwidth

nm


Emission Cross-section (@1064nm)

10‾²º cm²

1.3

Fluorescent Lifetime

µs

170

 Absorption Coefficient @808nm

cm‾¹


Intrinsic Loss @1064nm

cm‾¹

<0.003

Refractive Index (n) @ 382nm


1.41

Thermal Optical Coeff. (dn/dT) @nm

 10‾⁶/ºC

-4.6

-4.2

Ce:LiCAF Laser - Availability


Physical / Thermal Properties

Units

Value

Chemical Formula


Ce:LiCaAlF

Melting Point

ºC

810

Thermal Expansion Coeff. @20ºC

 10‾⁶/ºC

3.6

22

Thermal Conductivity Coeff. @20ºC

W/m/ºK

5.14

4.58

 Specific Heat

 J/g K

0.935

Chemical Durability (@100ºC weigh loss rate distilled water)   

μg/hr.cm²


Density  

g/cm³

2.988

Durability Knoop Hardness

kgf/mm²


Mohs Hardness



Damage Threshold (10ns)

J/cm²

>55

Ce:LiCAF (Ce:LiCaAlF) is a newly developed laser media suitable for tunable applications over a wavelength range of 720 to 840nm. Ce:LiCAF is highly efficiency and capable of being pumped by a wide range of sources. Ce:LiCAF is versatile and is used across a broad range of applications, especially to configure compact solutions.


Key strengths of Ce:LiCAF:









Ce:LiCAF Laser Rod Properties


                      

  








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