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Advanced technologies in chemical oxygen-iodine lasers for industrial applications
Author(s): Masamori Endo; Syoji Nagatomo; Shuzaburo Takeda; Fumio Wani; Kenzo Nanri; Tomoo Fujioka
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Paper Abstract

A new concept of energy network system, `optical power system', was proposed. In this system, optical power is generated at a laser facility and it is distributed to users through optical fiber such as electric power system. The authors have started a feasibility study of this concept based on the latest chemical oxygen-iodine laser technology. 23.4% of chemical efficiency was obtained using nitrogen as buffer gas. Buffer gas cooling remarkably increased chemical efficiency. Liquid-jet type singlet oxygen generator (SOG) and twisted aerosol SOG (TA-SOG) were compared with the same setup. TA-SOG showed good performance especially in the high gas flow velocity range.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3268, Gas and Chemical Lasers and Intense Beam Applications, (12 May 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.308056
Show Author Affiliations
Masamori Endo, Tokai Univ. (Japan)
Syoji Nagatomo, Tokai Univ. (Japan)
Shuzaburo Takeda, Tokai Univ. (Japan)
Fumio Wani, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
Kenzo Nanri, Tokai Univ. (Japan)
Tomoo Fujioka, Tokai Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3268:
Gas and Chemical Lasers and Intense Beam Applications
Ernest A. Dorko; Jeffrey L. Moler, Editor(s)

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