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neodymium laser

Also contains definition of: YAG

A CW pulsed laser emitting radiation from excited Nd3+ principally occurring around 1.06 µm (the precise position depends on the matrix). The Nd3+ is present as a dopant in suitable crystals (e.g. yttrium–aluminium garnet, YAG) or in suitable glasses (phosphate, silicate, etc.).
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223 (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2256
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8.
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