Optic Bundle Towed Array.
Patent, filed 13 Sep 83, patented 29 Apr 97
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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A fiber optic bundle towed line array having a central strength member and a plurality of longitudinal optical fibers spaced around the bundle near the array outer circumference. Each fiber has at least one in-line intensity modulated optical fiber hydrophone inserted at different preselected locations therealong. Patting material is molded around and embeds the optical fibers and the strength member so as to form a small diameter integral array unit.
- Acoustooptic and Optoacoustic Devices
- Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics