Definition of YAG in English:

YAG

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noun

  • A synthetic crystal of yttrium aluminium garnet, used in certain lasers and as an imitation diamond in jewellery.
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    • Undoped YAG Crystal is an excellent material for UV-IR optical windows, particularly for high temperature and high energy density applications.
    • Invented in the sixties of the last century, Nd:YAG(Neodimium Doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet) has been and continue to be the most widely used laser crystal.

Origin

1960s: acronym from yttrium aluminium garnet.

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