26 January 2005 Advanced COIL technologies for field applications
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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.
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Kazuyoku Tei, Kazuyoku Tei, Daichi Sugimoto, Daichi Sugimoto, T. Ito, T. Ito, G. Watanabe, G. Watanabe, O. Vyskubenko, O. Vyskubenko, N. Takeuchi, N. Takeuchi, S. Muto, S. Muto, N. Kenzo, N. Kenzo, Tomoo Fujioka, Tomoo Fujioka, } "Advanced COIL technologies for field applications", Proc. SPIE 5627, High-Power Lasers and Applications III, (26 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.576335; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.576335
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