Accession Number : ADD006136

Title :   Optic Scattering Acoustic Transducer.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Stimler,Morton

Report Date : 15 May 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This patent discloses an omnidirectional hydrophone using particles suspended in a liquid acoustically coupled to a conducting environment for detecting acoustic waves by providing scattering of internally generated electromagnetic radiation from particles driven by the acoustic waves. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Hydrophones, Acoustic signals, Optical processing, Acoustic detection, Omnidirectional, Acoustic waves, Light scattering, Acoustooptics, Gallium arsenide lasers

Subject Categories : Acoustics
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE