The mechanical, thermophysical, spectroscopic, nonlinear, and laser properties are presented for one of the most efficient laser crystals: neodymium-doped potassium gadolinium tungstate, KGd(WO4)2:Nd3+-(KGW:Nd). Nonresonance and optical properties are also presented.
Igory V. Mochalov,
"Laser and nonlinear properties of the potassium gadolinium tungstate laser crystal KGd(WO4)2:Nd3+-(KGW:Nd)," Optical Engineering 36(6), (1 June 1997). http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.601185