Nd YAG Nd Doped Yttrium Aluminium Garnet Laser Crystal,  MSE Supplies

Nd YAG Nd Doped Yttrium Aluminium Garnet Laser Crystal

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Available Nd concentrations are 0.6 and 1.0 (atm%)

Main Specifications

dimensional tolerance

Dia: < +/-0.05 mm, length: < +/-0.5 mm


λ/8 @633nm

Surface fineness



30 arc sec.


5 arc min


<111> crystalline direction,< +/-0.5°

coating film

AR coating, HR Coating


R<0.2%@1064, HR:R>99.5%@1064,R<5%@808nm,

clear aperture

>95% central area

wavefront distortion

<7mm diameter: <λ/8 per inch @ 633nm,

7mm diameter: <λ/10 per inch @ 633nm

Publications related to YAG laser crystals:

[1] J. E. Geusic et al., Laser oscillations in Nd-doped yttrium aluminum, yttrium gallium and gadolinium garnets, Appl. Phys. Lett. 4 (10), 182 (1964)
[2] D. Y. Shen et al., Highly efficient in-band pumped Er:YAG laser with 60W of output at 1645 nm, Opt. Lett. 31 (6), 754 (2006)
[3] J. W. Kim et al., Fiber-laser-pumped Er:YAG lasers, IEEE Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 15 (2), 361 (2009)
[4] Li Chaoyang et al., 106.5W high beam quality diode-side-pumped Nd:YAG laser at 1123 nm, Opt. Express 18 (8), 7923 (2010)
[5] X. Délen et al., 34 W continuous wave Nd:YAG single crystal fiber laser emitting at 946 nm, Appl. Phys. B 104 (1), 1 (2011)
[6] H. C. Lee et al., Diode-pumped continuous-wave eye-safe Nd:YAG laser at 1415 nm, Opt. Lett. 37 (7), 1160 (2012)