Accession Number : ADD007272

Title :   Digital Beamsteering for a Parametric Scanning Sonar System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Follin,James W ; Miller,Robert E

Report Date : 26 Feb 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : Digital beamsteering for a parametric scanning sonar steers a nonlinear, modulated signal of a single high frequency by appropriately delaying and/or varying the phase of the signal as it enters each of a plurality of elements in an array. The sonar beam can be steered electronically over a wide range of angles. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Acoustic beams, Sonar equipment, Beam steering

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE