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Title: Methods and apparatus for delivering high power laser energy to a surface

Abstract

There is provided a system, apparatus and methods for providing a laser beam to borehole surface in a predetermined and energy deposition profile. The predetermined energy deposition profiles may be uniform or tailored to specific downhole applications. Optic assemblies for obtaining these predetermined energy deposition profiles are further provided.

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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Foro Energy Inc. (Littleton, CO)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1083440
Patent Number(s):
8424617
Application Number:
12/544,094
Assignee:
Foro Energy Inc. (Littleton, CO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E21 - EARTH DRILLING E21B - EARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING
DOE Contract Number:  
AR0000044
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Faircloth, Brian O, Zediker, Mark S, Rinzler, Charles C, Koblick, Yeshaya, and Moxley, Joel F. Methods and apparatus for delivering high power laser energy to a surface. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Faircloth, Brian O, Zediker, Mark S, Rinzler, Charles C, Koblick, Yeshaya, & Moxley, Joel F. Methods and apparatus for delivering high power laser energy to a surface. United States.
Faircloth, Brian O, Zediker, Mark S, Rinzler, Charles C, Koblick, Yeshaya, and Moxley, Joel F. Tue . "Methods and apparatus for delivering high power laser energy to a surface". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1083440.
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