Accession Number : ADD003221
Title : Opto-Acoustic Hydrophone.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Stimler,Morton
Report Date : 02 Sep 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : The patent describes an opto-acoustic hydrophone for converting acoustic signals to corresponding modulated optical signals and transmitting the converted signals via a fiber optics cable to a sonobuoy. Light reflected from a mirror or equivalent oscillating in accordance to received acoustic signals is transmitted via fiber optics to a sonobuoy for further transmission.
Descriptors : *Hydrophones, *Underwater sound equipment, *Patents, Acoustooptics, Fiber optics transmission lines, Sonobuoys
Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE