Accession Number:

ADA574357

Title:

Lobster Eye X-Ray Imaging Underwater Scatterometer

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PHYSICAL OPTICS CORP TORRANCE CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2005-09-29

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE