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Title: Long distance high power optical laser fiber break detection and continuity monitoring systems and methods

Abstract

A monitoring and detection system for use on high power laser systems, long distance high power laser systems and tools for performing high power laser operations. In particular, the monitoring and detection systems provide break detection and continuity protection for performing high power laser operations on, and in, remote and difficult to access locations.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
FORO ENERGY, INC., Houston, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1239814
Patent Number(s):
9,267,330
Application Number:
13/403,723
Assignee:
FORO ENERGY, INC. (Houston, TX)
DOE Contract Number:  
AR0000044
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Feb 23
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Rinzler, Charles C., Gray, William C., Faircloth, Brian O., and Zediker, Mark S. Long distance high power optical laser fiber break detection and continuity monitoring systems and methods. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Rinzler, Charles C., Gray, William C., Faircloth, Brian O., & Zediker, Mark S. Long distance high power optical laser fiber break detection and continuity monitoring systems and methods. United States.
Rinzler, Charles C., Gray, William C., Faircloth, Brian O., and Zediker, Mark S. Tue . "Long distance high power optical laser fiber break detection and continuity monitoring systems and methods". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1239814.
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Measurement of the refractive index of liquids at 1.3 and 1.5 micron using a fibre optic Fresnel ratio meter
journal, July 2004


CO2 laser–plume interaction in materials processing
journal, January 2001

  • Kim, K. R.; Farson, D. F.
  • Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 89, Issue 1, p. 681-688
  • DOI: 10.1063/1.1329668

Flow Visualization and Characteristics of a Coaxial Jet with a Tabbed Annular Nozzle
journal, January 2006

  • Kiwata, Takahiro; Ishii, Takashi; Kimura, Shigeo
  • JSME International Journal Series B, Vol. 49, Issue 4, p. 906-913
  • DOI: 10.1299/jsmeb.49.906

Drilling a 2-inch in Diameter Hole in Granites Submerged in Water by CO2 Lasers
conference, January 2009

  • Kobayashi, Toshio; Kubo, Satoshi; Ichikawa, Makoto
  • SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition
  • DOI: 10.2118/119914-MS

Design concept for optical fibers with enhanced SBS threshold
journal, January 2005

  • Kobyakov, Andrey; Kumar, Shiva; Chowdhury, Dipak Q.
  • Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 14, p. 5338-5346
  • DOI: 10.1364/OPEX.13.005338

Observation of hole burning in spectrum of SBS in optical fibres under CW monochromatic laser excitation
conference, January 1999

  • Kovalev, V. I.; Harrison, R. G.
  • 1999 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings. LEOS'99. 12th Annual Meeting. IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society 1999 Annual Meeting (Cat. No.99CH37009)
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Simulating and Designing Brillouin Gain Spectrum in Single-Mode Fibers
journal, February 2004

  • Koyamada, Y.; Sato, S.; Nakamura, S.
  • Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 22, Issue 2, p. 631-639
  • DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2003.822007

A micromechanical damage model for concrete
journal, January 1986


Microcracks in rocks: A review
journal, December 1983


A fatigue crack driving force parameter with load ratio effects
journal, January 2001


Experiments with rock: Remarks on strength and stability issues
journal, June 2007

  • Labuz, J. F.; Biolzi, L.
  • International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, Vol. 44, Issue 4, p. 525-537
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Dynamic Rock Mechanics Testing for Optimized Fracture Designs
conference, October 1997

  • Lacy, Lewis L.
  • SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition
  • DOI: 10.2118/38716-MS

PDC Bit Dynamics
conference, January 1992


Thermal fatigue life prediction of flip chip solder joints by fracture mechanics method
journal, July 1993


High-Power Yb3+-Doped Phosphate Fiber Amplifier
journal, January 2009

  • Lee, Yin-Wen; Digonnet, Michel J. F.; Sinha, Supriyo
  • IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 15, Issue 1, p. 93-102
  • DOI: 10.1109/JSTQE.2008.2010263

Hydraulic fracturing in a sedimentary geothermal reservoir: Results and implications
journal, October 2005

  • Legarth, B.; Huenges, E.; Zimmermann, G.
  • International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, Vol. 42, Issue 7-8, p. 1028-1041
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2005.05.014

The influence of temperature dependent properties of thermal rock fragmentation
journal, August 1975

  • Lehnhoff, T. F.; Scheller, J. D.
  • International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences & Geomechanics Abstracts, Vol. 12, Issue 8, p. 255-260
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Theoretical study of heat transfer with moving phase-change interface in thawing of frozen food
journal, January 2005

  • Leung, M.; Ching, W. H.; Leung, D. Y. C.
  • Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol. 38, Issue 3, p. 477-482
  • DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/38/3/020

Experimental investigation on the breakage of hard rock by the PDC cutters with combined action modes
journal, April 2001

  • Li, X. B.; Summers, D. A.; Rupert, G.
  • Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, Vol. 16, Issue 2, p. 107-114
  • DOI: 10.1016/S0886-7798(01)00036-0

Elastic Modulus Measurements via Laser-Ultrasonic and Knoop Indentation Techniques in Thermally Sprayed Coatings
journal, March 2005

  • Lima, R. S.; Kruger, S. E.; Lamouche, G.
  • Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, Vol. 14, Issue 1, p. 52-60
  • DOI: 10.1361/10599630522701

The dynamic strength and fracture properties of dresser basalt
journal, May 1974

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Continuous damage model for load-response estimation of concrete
journal, May 1980