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Title: Optical fiber cable for transmission of high power laser energy over great distances

Abstract

There is provided a system and apparatus for the transmission of high power laser energy over great distances without substantial power loss and without the presence of stimulated Raman scattering. There is further provided systems and optical fiber cable configurations and optical fiber structures for the delivering high power laser energy over great distances to a tool or surface to perform an operation or work with the tool or upon the surface.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Foro Energy, Inc., Littleton, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1254171
Patent Number(s):
9347271
Application Number:
12/706,576
Assignee:
Foro Energy, Inc. (Littleton, CO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E21 - EARTH DRILLING E21B - EARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING
G - PHYSICS G02 - OPTICS G02B - OPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
DOE Contract Number:  
AR0000044
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 Feb 16
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

Citation Formats

Zediker, Mark S., Rinzler, Charles C., Faircloth, Brian O., Moxley, Joel F., and Koblick, Yeshaya. Optical fiber cable for transmission of high power laser energy over great distances. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Zediker, Mark S., Rinzler, Charles C., Faircloth, Brian O., Moxley, Joel F., & Koblick, Yeshaya. Optical fiber cable for transmission of high power laser energy over great distances. United States.
Zediker, Mark S., Rinzler, Charles C., Faircloth, Brian O., Moxley, Joel F., and Koblick, Yeshaya. Tue . "Optical fiber cable for transmission of high power laser energy over great distances". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1254171.
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abstractNote = {There is provided a system and apparatus for the transmission of high power laser energy over great distances without substantial power loss and without the presence of stimulated Raman scattering. There is further provided systems and optical fiber cable configurations and optical fiber structures for the delivering high power laser energy over great distances to a tool or surface to perform an operation or work with the tool or upon the surface.},
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