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Title: High power laser-mechanical drilling bit and methods of use

Abstract

An apparatus with a high power laser-mechanical bit for use with a laser drilling system and a method for advancing a borehole. The laser-mechanical bit has a beam path and mechanical removal devices that provide for the removal of laser-affected rock to advance a borehole.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
FORO ENERGY, INC. Houston, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1343295
Patent Number(s):
9,562,395
Application Number:
13/403,615
Assignee:
FORO ENERGY, INC. ARPA-E
DOE Contract Number:  
AR0000044
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Feb 23
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 58 GEOSCIENCES

Citation Formats

Grubb, Daryl L., Kolachalam, Sharath K., Faircloth, Brian O., Rinzler, Charles C., Allen, Erik C., Underwood, Lance D., and Zediker, Mark S. High power laser-mechanical drilling bit and methods of use. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Grubb, Daryl L., Kolachalam, Sharath K., Faircloth, Brian O., Rinzler, Charles C., Allen, Erik C., Underwood, Lance D., & Zediker, Mark S. High power laser-mechanical drilling bit and methods of use. United States.
Grubb, Daryl L., Kolachalam, Sharath K., Faircloth, Brian O., Rinzler, Charles C., Allen, Erik C., Underwood, Lance D., and Zediker, Mark S. Tue . "High power laser-mechanical drilling bit and methods of use". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1343295.
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