Accession Number:

ADD018570

Title:

Optic Bundle Towed Array.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, filed 13 Sep 83, patented 29 Apr 97

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1997-04-29

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Acoustooptic and Optoacoustic Devices
  • Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE