Accession Number : AD0165030

Title :   Optical Radiation Detector.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Johnson,Peter D.

Report Date : 10 JUL 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent describes two propagators and receivers for the detection of submarine wakes. The propagators irradiate oil films in submarine wakes thereby causing the oil to fluoresce. The fluorescent emanations from adjacent areas of the oil and detected by the receivers which provide an appropriate indication.

Descriptors :   *Optical detectors, *Submarine detection, *Patents, Oils, Fluorescence, Ultraviolet radiation

Subject Categories : Undersea and Antisubmarine Warfare
      Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE