solid-state laser of Neodymium:Yttrium-Aluminum Garnet, similar to the Nd:glass laser. Both are pumped by flashlamp. Beam transmission is via fiber optics. Power is up to 4,000 watts. The wavelength is 1.06 micrometers. Nd:YAG laser light can perform finer detail work and is better suited for work on highly reflective materials than CO2 laser light. Also see CO2 Laser and Nd:Glass Laser.