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Title: Methods and apparatus for removal and control of material in laser drilling of a borehole

Abstract

The removal of material from the path of a high power laser beam during down hole laser operations including drilling of a borehole and removal of displaced laser effected borehole material from the borehole during laser operations. In particular, paths, dynamics and parameters of fluid flows for use in conjunction with a laser bottom hole assembly.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Foro Energy, Inc. Littleton, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1334664
Patent Number(s):
9,512,679
Application Number:
14/104,395
Assignee:
Foro Energy, Inc. (Littleton, CO)
DOE Contract Number:  
AR0000044
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Dec 12
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; 58 GEOSCIENCES

Citation Formats

Rinzler, Charles C., Zediker, Mark S., Faircloth, Brian O., and Moxley, Joel F. Methods and apparatus for removal and control of material in laser drilling of a borehole. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Rinzler, Charles C., Zediker, Mark S., Faircloth, Brian O., & Moxley, Joel F. Methods and apparatus for removal and control of material in laser drilling of a borehole. United States.
Rinzler, Charles C., Zediker, Mark S., Faircloth, Brian O., and Moxley, Joel F. Tue . "Methods and apparatus for removal and control of material in laser drilling of a borehole". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1334664.
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abstractNote = {The removal of material from the path of a high power laser beam during down hole laser operations including drilling of a borehole and removal of displaced laser effected borehole material from the borehole during laser operations. In particular, paths, dynamics and parameters of fluid flows for use in conjunction with a laser bottom hole assembly.},
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