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Long distance high power optical laser fiber break detection and continuity monitoring systems and methods

United States Patent

February 23, 2016
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A monitoring and detection system for use on high power laser systems, long distance high power laser systems and tools for performing high power laser operations. In particular, the monitoring and detection systems provide break detection and continuity protection for performing high power laser operations on, and in, remote and difficult to access locations.
Rinzler; Charles C. (Denver, CO), Gray; William C. (Parker, CO), Faircloth; Brian O. (Evergreen, CO), Zediker; Mark S. (Castle Rock, CO)
13/ 403,723
February 23, 2012
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.