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  1. Yttrium aluminium garnet, a synthetic material used in lasers and formerly as an artificial gemstone.


Yag a.k.a. Fort Frances Municipal Airport, is located 2.2 nautical miles northwest of Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada.

  • also known as Fort Frances Airport
  • part of Ontario


Yag a.k.a. Yámana Language: Yagán, also known as Yámana and Háusi Kúta, is one of the indigenous languages of Tierra del Fuego, spoken by the Yagán people. It is regarded as a language isolate, although some linguists have attempted to relate it to Kawésqar and Chon.

  • also known as Tequenica, Yaghan, Háusi Kúta, Yagán, Yaghan language

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Google previewOptical Materials (1985)

An Introduction to Selection and Application by Musikant

YAG is a good choice for the host for continuous wave Nd3"1" lasers, while various glass hosts have been found to be more suitable for high peak power pulsed lasers. YsAl5Ois (YAG) is a cubic crystal. NdxY3-xAl5O22 (Nd:YAG) can be ...

Google previewChemistry of Nanocrystalline Oxide Materials (2008)

Combustion Synthesis, Properties and Applications by K. C. Patil

YAG is a ceramic with interesting mechanical and optical properties. It is a refractory oxide that does not easily damage under high irradiance with electron beam.

Google previewNano-Structures for Optics and Photonics (2014)

Optical Strategies for Enhancing Sensing, Imaging, Communication and Energy Conversion by Baldassare Di Bartolo, John Collins, Luciano Silvestri

YAG is an active laser crystal in the near infra-red with such rare earth dopants as Nd3+, Ho3+, Er3+, Tm3+, Yb + 3 and it is even used for a window material substituting of sapphire. However, there are some limitations in the growing of rare ...

Google previewThe Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging, Disability and Independence (2008)

by Abdelsalam Helal, Mounir Mokhtari, Bessam Abdulrazak

The procedure is called YAG laser capsulotomy. Synthetic yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) is used in an infrared laser in this type of surgery. For most people there is an immediate improvement in sight within a few minutes of treatment, with ...

Google previewLaser Isotope Separation and the Future of Nuclear Proliferation (2010)

by Ruben M. Serrato

Nd:YAG is a potential CVL replacement because it emits in the 1.06 micron wavelength region (Ring 5) and can be reduced to the 512nm region by frequency doubling. During the original LLNL program AVLIS researchers felt that, “these ...

Google previewLaser Modeling (2014)

A Numerical Approach with Algebra and Calculus by Mark Steven Csele

In this case we consider highpower YAG lasers in which the amplifier is in the shape of a cylindrical rod and is pumped from the side. Since Nd:YAG is a four-level system, it may be ...

Google previewMilitary Laser Technology for Defense (2011)

Technology for Revolutionizing 21st Century Warfare by Alastair D. McAulay

Nd:YAG is a widely used solid-state laser (Section 8.2). 2. The wavelength in item 1 is converted from IR to visible by doubling the frequency (Section 8.2.2). 3.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Optical Engineering: Las-Pho, pages 1025-2048 (2003)

by Ronald G. Driggers

The Nd:YAG is a very useful adjunctive type of laser for this field. It has been helpful in shriveling very vascular tumors, and can be used in treating certain aneu- rysms and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). Contact probes on handpieces, ...

Google previewPrinciples and Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery (1999)

by A. Leland Albright, Ian F. Pollack, P. David Adelson

The Nd:YAG is a solid-state laser that emits invisible light with a wavelength of 1 . 064 iurn in the near infrared sector of the electromagnetic spectrum. Because the light emitted by the Nd:YAG laser is invisible, it is aimed using a visible helium ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

Yag is an acronym for yttrium–aluminium–garnet. l. refraction See refraction, laser. l. refractive keratoplasty See keratectomy, photorefractive. l. trabeculoplasty See trabeculoplasty, laser. LASIK A surgical procedure on the cornea aimed at ...

Google previewThe Froehlich/Kent Encyclopedia of Telecommunications (1998)

Volume 17 - Television Technology by Fritz E. Froehlich, Allen Kent

One of the early demonstrations of generating millimeter wave beat frequencies by optical heterodyning of two laser beams used diode-pumped neodymiunryttrium- aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) ring lasers and conventional two- terminal ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing (2006)

by Sunggyu Lee

samples were coated with a paint containing about 20% YAG : Eu by volume. The set III polycrystalline samples were coated with a paint containing approximately 20% YAG : Ce by ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery (2009)

by Carol Ann Rinzler

YAG (yttrium-aluminum-garnet) laser This laser draws energy from a crystal containing the elements yttrium and aluminum plus garnet, a semiprecious stone. The YAG crystal may also contain one rare earth element: erbium (Er), a gray- silver ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Aneityumese Language (1882)

In Two Parts. I. Aneityumese and English. II. English and Aneityumese. Also Outlines of Aneityumese Grammar. And an Introduction, Containing Notices of the Missions to the Native Races, and Illustrations of the Principles and Peculiarities of the Aneityumese Language by John Inglis

Intal yag. Napile. Inhai. Naporkos. Inhatmapig. Napua. Nefllitikgan. Inhujum. Inhus u miliaig. Nelcau udeuc. Inmahim nakowai. Nekiko. Inmohtan nohos. Nerifake. Inpaije. Nicvan neaig. Intaigana. Niseuc. Intaig apig. Nohon. Intaig cap Nohor.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Abor-Miri Language (1907)

by J. Herbert Lorrain

- Ya-dé, Nok buirme de airüpe yadé ka bong = Your sister has got very pale, - - - Yag. £ior-em ai yag yé = (The cow) will break through the fence. Yag.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Aneityumese Language, Also Outlines of Aneityumese Grammar, and an Introduction (1882)

by John Inglis

Intal yag. Inhai. Inhatmapig. Inhujum . Inhus u miliaig. Inmahim nakowai. Inmohtan nohos. Inpaije. Intaigana. Intaig apig. Intaig cap Intaig um has. Interi amu. Kaias elauoh. Kateupen. Katupinmi.

Google previewDictionary of Gems and Gemology (2013)

by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai

diamang; a commercial term for synthetic yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG). DIAMANG; an acronym for Companhia de Diamantes de Angola. diamanite; ...

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