Nd:YAG is the most common Laser crystal with an emission wavelength close to 1 µm and usable for a wide range of applications.
|Lattice type, symmetry, space group||Garnet, cubic, m3m|
|Dopant concentration (Nd3+)||0.1 to 2.5 at%|
|Crystallographic orientation||, , other orientations on request|
|Fluorescence lifetime||235 µs (at 1 at% Nd)|
|Emission cross section||8 · 10-19 cm-2|
|Index of refraction (1064 nm)||1.82|
Laser rods with length up to 120 mm, diameter 1 to 10 mm (standard specifications);
Dopant concentrations on request, many concentrations between 0.1 at% and 1.8 at% are on stock!
Slabs in various sizes and orientations, thin discs.
Coatings upon request, AR1064, AR1064/808, various AR/HR combinations