Yb:YAG

Yb:YAG is the Laser crystal for high power lasers, especially when polished to thin disks. Available with concentrations up to 20 at% Yb.

Material Parameters
Host crystal Y3Al5O12
Lattice type garnet, cubic
Dopant concentration (Yb3+) 0.1 to 20 at%
Crystallographic orientation [111], [100], other orientations on request
Index of refraction 1,82 @ 1040 nm

Elements

  • Laser rods with length up to 100 mm, diameter 1 to 10 mm (standard specifications)
  • Thin discs with thickness < 150µm, diameter up to 50 mm
  • Segmented crystals

Coatings

  • Coatings upon request