Accession Number : ADD016581

Title :   Passive Beamformer with Low Side Lobes.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 30 Jun 93, patented 12 Jul 94,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Zehner, William J

Report Date : 12 Jul 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A pulsed-transmission, narrow-band sonar system has a first antenna array which is unshaded and a second array partitioned into four parts, the center two of which are electrically connected in parallel and the outer two of which are connected in series.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *BEAM FORMING, *SONAR ARRAYS, ANTENNA ARRAYS, SONAR, SIDELOBES, AMPLITUDE, BEARING(DIRECTION), SONAR PULSES

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE