Glossary Definition For Yttrium-iron-garnet

Yttrium aluminium garnet , Y3Al23, is made use of for synthetic gemstones. When doped with neodymium (Nd3+), these YAl-Garnets are useful as the lasing medium in lasers. One of the most sought just after varieties of gem garnet is the fine green grossular garnet from Kenya and Tanzania called tsavorite. This garnet was found in the 1960s in the Tsavo region of Kenya, from which the gem takes its name.…Read More