Effect of stoichiometry on grain growth and transparency of Nd: YAG ceramics

S. H. Lee, E. R. Kupp, J. Q. Dumm, V. K. Castillo, G. J. Quarles, G. L. Messing

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Abstract

Polycrystalline 1 at% Nd:YAG ceramics were prepared by reactive sintering. We have measured in-line optical transmittance and scattering loss for several compositions near stoichiometric ceramics. The best optical transmittance (~84%) was obtained at stoichiometric composition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528462, 9781557528469
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Sep 16 2007Sep 16 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period9/16/079/16/07

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Opacity
Grain growth
Stoichiometry
yttrium-aluminum garnet
Transparency
stoichiometry
transmittance
ceramics
Chemical analysis
sintering
Sintering
Scattering
scattering

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Lee, S. H., Kupp, E. R., Dumm, J. Q., Castillo, V. K., Quarles, G. J., & Messing, G. L. (2007). Effect of stoichiometry on grain growth and transparency of Nd: YAG ceramics. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2007 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.
Lee, S. H. ; Kupp, E. R. ; Dumm, J. Q. ; Castillo, V. K. ; Quarles, G. J. ; Messing, G. L. / Effect of stoichiometry on grain growth and transparency of Nd : YAG ceramics. Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2007. Optical Society of America, 2007. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).
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Lee, SH, Kupp, ER, Dumm, JQ, Castillo, VK, Quarles, GJ & Messing, GL 2007, Effect of stoichiometry on grain growth and transparency of Nd: YAG ceramics. in Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2007. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers, Optical Society of America, Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2007, San Jose, CA, United States, 9/16/07.

Effect of stoichiometry on grain growth and transparency of Nd : YAG ceramics. / Lee, S. H.; Kupp, E. R.; Dumm, J. Q.; Castillo, V. K.; Quarles, G. J.; Messing, G. L.

Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2007. Optical Society of America, 2007. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).

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Lee SH, Kupp ER, Dumm JQ, Castillo VK, Quarles GJ, Messing GL. Effect of stoichiometry on grain growth and transparency of Nd: YAG ceramics. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2007. Optical Society of America. 2007. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).