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Title: Optics assembly for high power laser tools

Abstract

There is provided a high power laser rotational optical assembly for use with, or in high power laser tools for performing high power laser operations. In particular, the optical assembly finds applications in performing high power laser operations on, and in, remote and difficult to access locations. The optical assembly has rotational seals and bearing configurations to avoid contamination of the laser beam path and optics.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Foro Energy, Inc., Littleton, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1255967
Patent Number(s):
9360631
Application Number:
13/403,509
Assignee:
Foro Energy, Inc. (Littleton, CO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G02 - OPTICS G02B - OPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
DOE Contract Number:  
AR0000044
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Feb 23
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Fraze, Jason D., Faircloth, Brian O., and Zediker, Mark S.. Optics assembly for high power laser tools. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Fraze, Jason D., Faircloth, Brian O., & Zediker, Mark S.. Optics assembly for high power laser tools. United States.
Fraze, Jason D., Faircloth, Brian O., and Zediker, Mark S.. Tue . "Optics assembly for high power laser tools". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1255967.
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