Abstract

Embodiments of the invention include a fiber laser cavity package having improved fiber management and thermal management capability and methods of making such fiber laser cavity package. Each element of the fiber laser cavity is grouped into plurality of sections and each section is placed onto a heat conducting surface within the fiber laser cavity …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): William J Strachan, Jerome C Porque, William R Holland, Hao Dong
Assignees (initial): OFS Fitel, LLC (Norcross, US)

The application was examined by Kinam Park (USPTO dept. 2828)

Claims

  • 1. A multi-layer fiber laser cavity package comprising: …
  • 2. The multi-layer fiber laser cavity package according to claim 1 , wherein the heat-conducting …
  • 3. The multi-layer fiber laser cavity package according to claim 1 , further comprises a cooling …

Cited documents

Patents

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  • Seifert US 7400812 B2 / 385/135, Jul. 1, 2008
  • Nakano et al. US 2006/0002434 A1 / 372/6, Jan. 1, 2006
  • Yamaura et al. US 6459068 B1 / 219/121.6, Oct. 1, 2002
  • Snell et al. US 6801550 B1 / 372/6, Oct. 1, 2004

Brief Description of the Drawings

Reference will now be made to the accompanying figures and flow diagrams, which are not necessarily drawn to scale, and wherein: FIG. 1 is a diagram of an example of a conventional …

Description

Technical Field

This invention generally relates to fiber management, and more particularly, to fiber management of a high-power fiber laser cavity within …

Cross-Reference to a Related Application

The present application claims the priority benefit of U.S. Provisional Patent Application Ser. No. 61/606,988, entitled “Fiber laser optical engine package,” filed on Mar. 5, 2012, which is owned by the assignee …

Detailed Description

In the following description, similar components are referred to by the same reference numeral to enhance the understanding of the invention through the description of the drawings. Also, unless otherwise …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The patent particularly claims a multi-layer fiber laser cavity package comprising…, the grant publication number is 08737437, similar categories include gas lasers, Disc-shaped, in AIIIBV compounds, e.g. AlGaAs-laser, Metal vapor, Producing plural wavelength output, Optical devices within, or forming part of, the tube, e.g. windows, mirrors, using an electro-optical device, e.g. exhibiting Pockels- or Kerr-effect, Heat, Gases, Chemical, Processes or apparatus for excitation, e.g. pumping, in gas lasers, Cooling arrangements, Processes or apparatus for excitation, e.g. pumping, amorphous, e.g. glass, the assignee company is OFS Fitel, LLC located in Norcross (US), 10 figures are supplied with the description, 26 claims comprise the protection scope, the inventor's location - Bridgewater, NJ, the inventor's last name is Dong, and his first name is Hao, the examination was conducted by Kinam Park (primary examiner, 2828 USPTO department), the application number is 13/751,950 (U.S.), the invention description is illustrated by 9 drawings, the invention is named Fiber Laser Cavity Optical Engine Package and Method of Making the Same, the claim 1 is exemplary as chosen by the examiner, categorized under Optical Fiber Laser as a primary classification, developed by William R Holland et al., the assignee classification - a United States company, the grant publication date is May. 27, 2014, the application was published on Jan. 28, 2013, includes the following drawings: Diagram of an example of a conventional, Diagram of a fiber laser, Diagram of another fiber laser, Fiber Laser Cavity Optical Engine.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under using scattering effects, e.g. stimulated Brillouin or Raman effects, Particular Temperature Control, Heat sink, Optical Fiber Laser. The designated search classifications include for solid state lasers, Fibre lasers, Cooling arrangements, Optical Fiber Laser, Heat sink, Particular Temperature Control.

Patent details
Publication number 08737437
Publication date May. 27, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 13/751,950
Application date Jan. 28, 2013
Application type U
Application series code 13
National classification 372/6
Total number of claims 26
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 9
Number of figures 10
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