Yttrium orthovanadate

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Yttrium orthovanadate (YVO4) is a transparent crystal. Undoped YVO4 is also used to make efficient high-power polarizing prisms similar to Glan–Taylor prisms.[1]

There are two principal applications for doped Yttrium orthovanadate:

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  1. ^ US patent 3914018, Deshazer, Larry G., "Yttrium orthovanadate optical polarizer", issued 1975-10-21, assigned to Union Carbide Corp. 
  2. ^ Koechner, Walter (2006). "Nd:YVO4". Solid-state laser engineering. p. 69. ISBN 978-0-387-29094-2. 
  3. ^ Caro, Paul (1998-06-01). "Rare earths in luminescence". Rare earths. pp. 323–325. ISBN 978-84-89784-33-8. 
  4. ^ a b c "Yttrium Vanadate (YVO4) Crystal". Casix. Archived from the original on May 17, 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  5. ^ a b c DeShazer, L.G.; Rand, S.C.; Wechsler, B.A. (1987). Weber, Marvin J., ed. Handbook of Laser Science and Technology, Vol. V: Optical materials part 3. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. p. 283. ISBN 0-8493-3505-1. 
  6. ^ DeShazer, L.G.; Rand, S.C.; Wechsler, B.A. (1987). Weber, Marvin J., ed. Handbook of Laser Science and Technology, Vol. V: Optical materials part 3. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. p. 329. ISBN 0-8493-3505-1.