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7100 Series Lithium Niobate Q-Switches

For use at 1064 nm with dimensions up to 9x9x25 mm, a damage threshold of 300 MW/cm², an extinction ratio of 100:1 at 633 nm, and wavefront distortion of λ/8 at 633 nm.

Full Product Description
1064 nm
Extinction ratio:
>100 1 @ 633 nm
Wave front distortion:
λ/8 @ 633 nm
Clear aperture:
0.312 cm
End surface quality (scratch-dig):
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Product description

Our lithium niobate (LiNbO₃) crystals offer a high extinction ratio, very low transmission loss, and low switching voltage and temperature stability throughout a wide temperature range.

Key features

  • Low loss
  • Low wavefront distortion
  • High damage threshold


Wavelength1064 nm
MaterialLithium Niobate
Extinction ratio>100 1 @ 633 nm
Wave front distortionλ/8 @ 633 nm
Z axis orientation+/- 10 Arc minutes
X and Y axis orientation+/- 30 Arc minutes
Clear aperture0.312 cm
Ends parallel<10 Arc Sec
End surface flatness< λ/8
End surface quality (scratch-dig) 20-10
Chamfer0.01 – 0.015 cm (45°)

Specification variations

Damage Threshold200 MW/cm^2300 MW/cm^2300 MW/cm^2
Size9 - x9 x25 mm9 - x9 x25 mm7.4 x 7.4 x 21 mm
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