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

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