Laser components of YAG

Nd:YAG laser rods Er:YAG laser rods Yb:YAG laser rods

Specifications of Nd:YAG laser rods

Material Neodymium doped Yttrium Aluminium Garnet
Doping Level 0.5 - 2.3 %
Doping Tolerance +/- 0.1 %
Orientation <111>
Orientation Tolerance +/-5º
Diameter Tolerance +/- 0.05 mm
Length Tolerance +/- 0.5 mm or upon customer's request
Parallelism </= 10 arc sec.
Perpendicularity </= 5 arc min.
Wavefront distortion λ/8 per inch at 633 nm
Flatness λ/10 at 633 nm or upon customer's request
Scratch - Dig 10-5
Barrel Finish Grinded or polished
Clear Aperture 90% of central area
Chamfer <0.15 mm x 45º
Coating AR coating with R<0.2% per surface at 1064 nm or upon customer's request

In addition ARD-OPTICS offers repair services
(Repolishing and drawing of coatings) for customer's
laser elements (slabs or rods)

Specifications of Er:YAG laser rods

Material Erbium doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet
Doping Level 1 - 50 %
Orientation <111>
Orientation Tolerance +/-5º
Diameter Tolerance +/- 0.05 mm
Length Tolerance +/- 0.5 mm or upon customer's request
Parallelism </= 10 arc sec.
Perpendicularity </= 5 arc min.
Wavefront distortion λ/8 per inch at 633 nm
Flatness λ/10 at 633 nm or upon customer's request
Scratch - Dig 10-5
Barrel Finish Grinded or polished
Clear Aperture 90% of central area
Chamfer <0.15 mm x 45º
Coating AR coating with R<0.25% per surface at 2940 nm or upon customer's request

In addition ARD-OPTICS offers repair services
(Repolishing and drawing of coatings) for customer's
laser elements (slabs or rods)

Specifications of Yb:YAG laser rods

Material Ytterbium doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet
Doping Level 5 - 30 %
Orientation <100>
Orientation Tolerance +/-5º
Diameter Tolerance +/- 0.05 mm
Length Tolerance +/- 0.5 mm or upon customer's request
Parallelism </= 10 arc sec.
Perpendicularity </= 5 arc min.
Wavefront distortion λ/8 per inch at 633 nm
Flatness λ/10 at 633 nm or upon customer's request
Scratch - Dig 10-5
Barrel Finish Grinded or polished
Clear Aperture 90% of central area
Chamfer <0.15 mm x 45º
Coating AR coating with R<0.25% per surface at required wavelength

In addition ARD-OPTICS offers repair services
(Repolishing and drawing of coatings) for customer's
laser elements (slabs or rods)