Accession Number : ADD005344

Title :   Fiber Optic Position Sensing and Indicating Apparatus for Electrical Interference Sensitive Environments.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Ellis,John R ; Holma,Gary M ; Forman,Donald B

Report Date : 23 May 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Apparatus is disclosed for remotely sensing the mechanical position of one or more objects in an electrical interference sensitive environment, such as the landing gear of an aircraft of the like in which is utilized a passive, fiber optic transmission system having means for testing the continuity of the system to enhance safety and reliability. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Fiber optics transmission lines, *Positioning devices(Machinery), *Remote control, Electrical impedance, Interference, Instrumentation, Landing gear, Aircraft equipment, Safety, Reliability(Electronics)

Subject Categories : Flight Control and Instrumentation
      Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE