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

United States Patent

9,347,271
May 24, 2016
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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.
Zediker; Mark S. (Weldon Spring, MO), Rinzler; Charles C. (Denver, CO), Faircloth; Brian O. (Evergreen, CO), Moxley; Joel F. (Denver, CO), Koblick; Yeshaya (Sharon, MA)
Foro Energy, Inc. (Littleton, CO)
12/ 706,576
20100215326
February 16, 2010
This invention was made with Government support under Award DE-AR0000044 awarded by the Office of ARPA-E U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.