Accession Number : ADD001709

Title :   Acoustic Beam Former.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Whitehouse,Harper John

Report Date : 25 Mar 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The patent provides a beam former which permits the processing of multiple simultaneous beams from an array of elements without the necessity of providing a lead for each element. Another object of the patent is the provision of a beam former wherein the array may be a planar array in some embodiments and a linear array in others.

Descriptors :   *Acoustic beams, *Beam forming, *Patents, Acoustic arrays, Signal processing, Linear arrays, Planar structures, Sonar signals

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors
      Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE