Nd:YAG

(redirected from Neodymium Yttrium Aluminum Garnet)
AcronymDefinition
Nd:YAGNeodymium Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (laser)
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The global medical laser systems market segmentation is based on product types (diode lasers, solid state lasers, holmium yttrium aluminum garnet lasers, erbium yttrium aluminum garnet lasers, neodymium yttrium aluminum garnet lasers, potassium titanyl phosphate lasers, alexandrite lasers, ruby lasers, gas lasers, CO2 lasers, argon lasers, krypton lasers, metal vapor lasers, helium-neon lasers, excimer lasers , dye lasers) and its applications (cardiovascular, dentistry, dermatology, gynecology, ophthalmology, urology).
The derivation of the term as an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation is well known, as are the stimulating media: carbon dioxide gas (CO2) and neodymium yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG).