CY0488 Cr:YAG (Chromium-doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet)

Catalog No. CY0488
Surface Quality 10/5 (MIL-O-13830A)
Perpendicularity ≤5'

Cr:YAG (Chromium-doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet) is a high efficiency laser material that can be widely used in medical, military and meteorology fields. Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) is a trusted supplier and manufacturer of Cr:YAG products.

Related products: Nd:YAG, Er:YAG, Ho:Cr:Tm:YAG.


Cr:YAG Description

Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) provides Cr4+: YAG with Cr4+ doping level from 0.5mol% to 3mol%. The size could be from 2×2mm2 to 14×14mm2 with length from 0.1mm to 12mm available. We can control the initial transmission from 10% to 92% according to customers’ requirements.


Cr:YAG Specifications

Dopant Concentration

Nd: 0.5~1.2 %


<111> crystalline direction


< λ/10 @ 632.8 nm





Surface Quality

10/5 (MIL-O-13830A)

Optical Quality

Interference fringes ≤ 0. 125 /inch Extinction ration Ø3~Ø6.35 ≥ 28Db, Ø7~Ø10 ≥ 25dB


Rods: Ø (3~10)mm×(30~180)mm (L) Slabs: (3~12)mm×(6~24)mm×(60~180)mm (L) Upon requests of customers

Dimensional Tolerances

Diameter: +0/-0.05mm Length: ±0.5mm , Chamfer : <0.1 mm @ 45º

AR-Coating Reflectivity

R≤ 0.2% (@1064nm)

HR-Coating Reflectivity

R>99.8%@1064nm and T>95%@808nm

Other HR Coatings

Such as HR @ 1064/532 nm, HR @ 946nm, HR@1319 nm and other wavelengths are also available

Damage Threshold

> 500MW/cm2


1. To inquire or order a finished crystal, please provide specifications as listed above. For most applications, we only need to know the following:

1) Nd-dopant concentration;  2) Sizes;  3) Surface quality;  4) Coating.

2. For special requests, please provide a detailed specification for evaluation and fabrication.




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