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Laser / Optical Properties

Units

Value

Laser Wavelengths

nm

1060

Emission Linewidth

nm

<1

Absorption Band Peak

nm

808

Absorption Bandwidth

nm

4

Emission Cross-section (@1064nm)

10‾²º cm²


Fluorescent Lifetime

µs

240

 Absorption Coefficient @808nm

cm‾¹


Intrinsic Loss @1060nm

cm‾¹


Refractive Index (n) @1060nm


1.94

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

 10‾⁶/ºC

17

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Physical / Thermal Properties

Units

Value

Chemical Formula


Nd:Gd₃GaO₁₂

Melting Point

ºC

1725

Thermal Expansion Coeff. @20ºC

 10‾⁶/ºC

8

Thermal Conductivity Coeff. @20ºC

W/m/ºK


 Specific Heat

 J/g K


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

μg/hr.cm²


Density  

g/cm³

7.1

Durability Knoop Hardness

kgf/mm²


Mohs Hardness


8

Damage Threshold (1ns)

J/cm³


Neodymium:Gadolinium Gallium Garnet (Nd:GGG) lases at a wavelength of 1060nm. Nd:GGG has excellent thermal properties and there a useful  as a lasing media in applications which require high pulse energies.


Key strengths of Nd:GGG:









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