Accession Number : ADD006055

Title :   Fiber Optic Acoustic Array.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Shajenko,Peter

Report Date : 19 Sep 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A fiber-optic acoustic array using optic hydrophones wherein sound waves are sensed and displayed as modulated light signals. The light signals so generated are transmitted along the fiber-optic bundles. Many such hydrophones are arranged to form acoustic arrays of increased sensitivity and directionality. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Fiber optics, Acoustic arrays, Hydrophones, Sensitivity

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors
      Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE