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Laser / Optical Properties

Units

Value

Laser Wavelengths

nm

1064

Emission Linewidth

nm

<1

Absorption Band Peak

nm


Absorption Bandwidth

nm


Emission Cross-section (@1064nm)

10‾²º cm²

27-88

Fluorescent Lifetime (1.1% doping)

µs

230

 Absorption Coefficient @808nm

cm‾¹

49

Intrinsic Loss @1064nm

cm‾¹

<0.003

Refractive Index (n) @ 1064nm


1.819

Thermal Optical Coeff. (dn/dT) @1060nm

 10‾⁶/ºC

7.3

Nd:Ce:YAG Laser - Availability


Physical / Thermal Properties

Units

Value

Chemical Formula


YAlO:Nd:Ce

Melting Point

ºC

1920

Thermal Expansion Coeff. @20ºC

 10‾⁶/ºC

1.5

Thermal Conductivity Coeff. @20ºC

W/m/ºK

11.7

 Specific Heat

 J/g K

0.79

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

μg/hr.cm²


Density  

g/cm³

4.56

Durability Knoop Hardness

kgf/mm²


Mohs Hardness


8.5

Damage Threshold (1ns)

J/cm³


                      

  








Neodymium:Cerium:Ytterium Aluminium Garnate (Nd:Ce:YAG) lases at a wavelength of 1064nm. It has high efficiency and used widely where air cooling is required. Nd:Ce:YAG is versatile and is used across a broad range of applications.


Key strengths of Nd:Ce:YAG:









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