Nd:YLF (1047nm and 1053nm)

Nd:YLF Boule

Advantages

Nd:YLF absorption spectrum
Nd:YLF data table
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Low Thermal Lensing, Large Fluorescence, Linewidth, Birfringent,
Applications
High Power, Short Pulse, Amplifiers​      ​
Ordering Options and Specifications​
%Nd Concentration Range (±0.2%)​: 1%, 1.5%, or 2.0%
Wavefront Distortion (per inch of rod length):​​ l/4
End Face Parallelism: ​<10 arc seconds
Material Properties
Formula:
Nd: LiYF4
Crystal Structure:
Tetragonal
Growth Direction:
Along a axis [100]
Moh Hardness:
4-5
Melting Point:
825°C
Density:
3.95 g/cm3
Thermal Conductivity:
0.06 W /cm°C
Heat Capacity:
0.79 J g-1 K-1
Thermal Expansion:
(x 10-6 °C-1)
​13 (along a axis)
8 (along c axis)
Index of Refraction at 633 nm:
1.453 (e ray) 1.476 (o ray)
Index of Refraction at 1064 nm:
​1.448 (e ray) 1.470 (o ray)
Young's Modulus:
7.65x108  g/cm2
Poisson's Ratio:
​0.33

More Information

Rod Lengths: 3 mm -101.6 mm
Rod Diameters
: 2 mm - 9.525 mm