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Nd:Ce:YAG for High-Precision Medical Lasers

Featured Product from CRYSTECH, Inc.

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Exceptional Performance with Advanced Material Properties

Nd:Ce:YAG crystals are designed to meet the rigorous demands of modern laser applications. Key features and benefits include:

  • High Efficiency: Enhanced output laser energy compared to Nd:YAG at the same pumping levels.
  • Low Threshold: Reduced energy input required for lasing, making it more efficient.
  • Good Anti-UV Property: Strong absorption in the UV spectral region, ideal for flash lamp pumping.
  • Good Thermal Stability: Less thermal distortion leads to stable and consistent performance.

Material Properties:

  • Host Crystal: Y3Al5O12
  • Crystal Structure: Cubic
  • Moh Hardness: 8-8.5
  • Melting Point: 1970°C
  • Density: 4.55 g/cm³
  • Laser Wavelengths: 1064 nm
  • Linewidth: 4.5 Å @ 1064 nm
  • Fluorescence Lifetime (1064 nm): 230 µs (Nd, 1 at%)
  • Emission Cross Section (1064 nm): 2.7~8.8 x 10?¹? cm²
  • Index of Refraction (1064 nm): 1.82

Specifications:

  • Dopant: Nd: 1.1-1.4%, Ce: 0.05-0.1%
  • Dimension Tolerance: D(+0/-0.1) * L(+/-0.5) mm
  • Cut Angle: <111>
  • Angle Tolerance: +/- 5°
  • Perpendicularity: ≤5′
  • Scratch/Dig: 10/5 (MIL-O-13830A)
  • Chamfer: <0.15 mm x 45°
  • Parallelism: ≤10″
  • Chips: <0.1 mm
  • Flatness: 0.125λ
  • Clear Aperture: ≥95%
  • Wavefront Distortion: 0.125λ per inch
  • Refractive Index: 1.8
  • Coatings: Standard Coating: AR/AR 1064 nm (R<0.2%); other types available upon request
  • Damage Threshold: 750 MW/cm² at 1064 nm
  • Pump Source: Flash Lamp

Applications:

  • Medical: Precise and efficient surgical lasers
  • Military: High-power laser weapons and communication systems
  • Meteorology: Remote sensing and atmospheric analysis

With its outstanding properties and performance, Nd:Ce:YAG is the optimal choice for engineers seeking reliable and efficient laser materials for high-stakes applications.