Cr4+:YAG

Cr4+:YAG is a well known saturable absorber crystal for pulsed laser applications with wavelengths around 1 µm.

Material Parameters
Host crystal Y3Al5O12
Lattice type garnet, cubic
Crystallographic orientation [100], [110] – other orientations upon request
Index of refraction 1,82 @ 1064 nm
Absorption coefficient available between 1 and 7 cm-1 for wavelengths around 1050 nm

Elements

  • Discs with diameters from 5 to 10 mm
  • Thickness from 0.2 to 3 mm, depending on the required low power absorption

Coatings

  • AR 1064 nm, other coatings upon request