yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser


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yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser

[′i·trē·əm ə¦lü·mə·nəm ¦gär·nət ′lā·zər]
(optics)
A four-level infrared laser in which the active material is neodymium ions in an yttrium-aluminum-garnet crystal; it can provide a continuous output power of several watts. Abbreviated yag laser.
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