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MSE PRO Gadolinium Scandium Gallium Garnet (Gd<sub>3</sub>Sc<sub>2</sub>Ga<sub>3</sub>O<sub>12</sub>, GSGG) Crystals and Substrates

MSE PRO Gadolinium Scandium Gallium Garnet (Gd3Sc2Ga3O12, GSGG) Crystals and Substrates

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MSE PRO™ Gadolinium Scandium Gallium Garnet (Gd3Sc2Ga3O12, GSGG) Crystals and Substrates

The MSE PRO™ GSGG single crystals are widely used as a superior host materials due to the good optical and thermal properties and high mechanical strength. The rare earth and transition metals doped GSGG have the wide applications in laser and luminescence devices.

Both standard and custom made GSGG crystals and substrates are available at MSE Supplies.  Undoped GGG crystals are also available. Please contact us for more information.

    Specifications:

    Crystal Structure Cubic
    Crystal Orientation (111) +/- 0.5 degree
    Point Group Oh10
    Space Group Ia3d
    Size 10 x 10 mm, other sizes are available upon request
    Thickness 0.5 mm
    Molecular Weight 962.82 g/mol
    Melting Point 1820 °C
    Density 6.44 g/cm3
    Mohs Hardness 7.5
    Lattice Constant
    12.565 Å
    Thermal Expansion Coefficient
    8.300 x 10-6 K-1
    Thermal Conductivity at 25 °C
    5.45 W · m-1·K-1
    Refractive Index  1.94 @1 μm
    Phonon Energy 741.1 cm-1
    <444> Diffraction Angle 2θ 58.15°

    Reference:

    [1] Yamazaki, Satoru, et al. "A structural study of facet and off-facet parts of rare-earth garnets, Gd3Sc2Al3O12, Gd3Sc2Ga3O12, and La3Lu2Ga3O12." Journal of Solid State Chemistry 108.1 (1994): 94-98.

    [2] Shao, Shufang, et al. "Preparation, structure and luminescence properties of nanocrystalline Eu: Gd3Sc2Ga3O12." Journal of alloys and compounds 471.1-2 (2009): 263-267.