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Nd:GdVO4

Nd:GdVO4 exhibits high gain, low threshold and high absorption coefficient like Nd:YVO4. It overcomes the low thermal conductivity of Nd:YVO4 and will be a good candidate of Nd:YVO4.

Basic Properties:
    Crystal Structure:
    Zircon Tetragonal, space group D4h, a=b=7.21, c=6.35
    Melting Point:
    1780°C
    Mohs Hardness:
    Glass-like,~5
    Thermal Expansion Coefficient:
    aa=1.5x10-6/K, ac=7.3x10-6/K
    Thermal Conductivity Coefficient:
    11.7 W/m/K <110>
    Index of Refractivity(at 1064nm):
    n0=1.972, ne=2.192
    Lasing Wavelength:
    912.6 nm, 1063.1 nm, 1341.3nm
    Stimulated Emission Cross-Section:
    7.60x10-19cm2,@1064nm
    Fluorescent Lifetime:
    95 ms(1 atm% Nd doped)@808nm
    Absorption Coefficient:
    74 cm-1@808 nm (1.2%)
    Intrinsic Loss:
    Less0.1% cm-1,@1064nm
Main Specifications:
    Nd: Dopant Level:
    0.15 - 4.0 atm%
    Wavefront Distortion:
    <λ/4@633nm
    Orientation:
    ±0.5deg.
    Surface quality:
    10/5 Scratch/Dig per MIL-O-13830B
    Flatness:
    λ/8 at 633 nm
    Parallelism:
    < 10 arc sec.

Every piece of Nd:GdVO4 sent by Polar Beam Technologies Inc. will be tested in laser cavity to meet the requirements of customers.

When ordering Nd:GdVO4 crystal, please specify Nd doping concentration, the size, surface quality, and coating specification. For further information please contact Polar Beam Technologies Inc..
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