Lobster Eye X-Ray Imaging Underwater Scatterometer
PHYSICAL OPTICS CORP TORRANCE CA
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The Lobster Eye X-Ray Imaging Underwater Scatterometer LEXIUS being developed by Physical Optics Corporation POC is an underwater X-ray imagerscatterometer system for high-quality imaging of mines and other objects buried in seabed sediment. The system, mounted on a small underwater vehicle, which could be a remotely operated vehicle ROV or autonomous underwater vehicle AUV, operates by detecting backscattering X-rays it does not endanger Navy personnel during operation or maintenance.