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Advanced COIL technologies for field applications
Author(s): Kazuyoku Tei; Daichi Sugimoto; T. Ito; G. Watanabe; O. Vyskubenko; N. Takeuchi; S. Muto; N. Kenzo; Tomoo Fujioka
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Paper Abstract

Chemical oxygen-iodine laser (COIL) has a great potential for applications such as decommissioning and dismantlement (D&D) of nuclear reactor, rock destruction and removal and extraction of a natural resource (Methane hydrate) because of the unique characteristics such as power scalability, high optical beam quality and optical fiber beam. Five-kilowatt Chemical oxygen-iodine laser (COIL) test facility has been developed. The chemical efficiency of 27% has been demonstrated with a moderate beam quality for optical fiber coupling. Our research program contains conventional/ejector-COIL scheme, Jet-SOG/Mist-SOG optimization, fiber delivery and long-term operation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 January 2005
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5627, High-Power Lasers and Applications III, (26 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.576335
Show Author Affiliations
Kazuyoku Tei, Miki Pulley Co. Ltd. (Japan)
Daichi Sugimoto, Miki Pulley Co. Ltd. (Japan)
T. Ito, Miki Pulley Co. Ltd. (Japan)
G. Watanabe, Miki Pulley Co. Ltd. (Japan)
O. Vyskubenko, Miki Pulley Co. Ltd. (Japan)
N. Takeuchi, Miki Pulley Co. Ltd. (Japan)
S. Muto, Miki Pulley Co. Ltd. (Japan)
N. Kenzo, Tokai Univ. (Japan)
Tomoo Fujioka, Tokai Univ. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5627:
High-Power Lasers and Applications III
Dianyuan Fan; Ken-ichi Ueda; Jongmin Lee, Editor(s)

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